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Navigating the claims process following a natural disaster can be a challenging time. Find out how to make a new claim, and about the usual claims process including assessment and cash settlement. We also offer guidance for buying or selling a home with previous claims, which includes asking us for claim information.

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Make a new claim

In most cases you should make new claims for natural hazard damage through your private insurer.

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Manage an existing claim

In most cases you should contact your insurer for an update on an open claim or if more damage is found after settlement

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Claims process

When you make a claim there are a number of steps that you and your insurer need to work through to resolve it.

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Take photos to support your claim

How to take photos to support your natural hazards cover claim, what photos to take, and what to do once you’ve taken photos.

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Buying or selling a home with previous claims

There are some steps that you should consider, including requesting claim information and assigning the rights of a claim.

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Request information

You can make official requests for information from us, such as claim information on a property, using our online form.