The following are resources to help you track and prepare for Sandy - along with insurance related resources should you incur any damage. We've also included some good info gleaned from past hurricanes, if still relevant.
MSNBC Hurricane Tracker
New England Emergency Resources
It Is Not Too Late to Conduct a Home Inventory In Preparation for Hurricane Irene - Still relevant info
Disaster Planning for Small Businesses - a checklist from the
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners, which covers key steps for preparation, as well as an overview of related insurance issues that you need to consider.
Hurricane Safety Checklists - from the Red Cross
Claims reporting: Direct links to Renaissance Alliance insurance partners claims reporting pages - list includes 40 of the state's major insurers. If your insurer is not listed here, contact your independent agent or the Mass Division of insurance's main number (617) 521-7794 or the Consumer Information Hotline (617) 521-7794.
Tips for claims reporting: What consumers should know when faced with a loss - Important, but sometimes difficult, filing a claim can be one of the most frustrating processes during a crisis or following a major disaster. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners offers tips for what your insurance company needs to help you avoid problems getting your claims paid.