Taking Stock of Losses

Lost Documents

Consider using a safe-deposit box at your bank and keep copies in your emergency supply kit.

Heirlooms and Other Valuables

FEMA has tips for recovering valuable documents.

Antique furniture finishes and painted surfaces may develop a white haze or bloom from contact with water and humidity. Consult a professional conservator for treatment.


Be ready. Be mobile.

VDEM Ready Virginia Mobile App

Prepare for any type of emergency situation. Find out about disasters in advance with local weather and public health alerts. Locate hurricane evacuation routes and nearby open shelters. Preparing for disasters is one of the most important things you can do for the safety of you and your family. The Ready Virginia app provides you with up-to-the-minute information that affects every Virginian.

Ready VA Mobile