Catastrophe & Disaster Preparedness Center
Learn how disaster preparedness can help when a catastrophe strikes
No matter where you live in the United States, your area can be subject to a disaster. Extreme heat or cold, hurricanes and tornadoes can surprise a town, but you can take disaster preparedness steps now to protect your home and family for an emergency. Learn how to create a disaster recovery plan to help you respond effectively.
Nationwide's disaster management team is ready to help
Nationwide's On Your Side® promise springs into action immediately after a catastrophe. Depending on the disaster, we may set up a mobile disaster management team on site to offer support, supplies, even walk-up claims service. If we need to add associates and extend business hours to process your claims, we will because we know how important it is during the disaster recovery process to settle your claim and start rebuilding your life.
How to start an insurance claim after recovering from a disaster
After a catastrophe, you can start a claim several ways:
- Call 1-800-421-3535 anytime
- Report your claim online (Sign in to your account for faster service)
- Contact your Nationwide insurance agent
- Report auto claims with the Nationwide® Mobile iPhone App
Learn more about Nationwide's commitment to disaster preparedness
Nationwide is dedicated to helping you quickly recover from a disaster. You can follow your claim online when you log in to your account, or you can work with a claims specialist or your agent to get everything you need to complete the process.