Hurricane Irma: Be Prepared

The 2017 Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season has begun with dramatic storm activity. Hurricane Irma, which began as a category five hurricane, has spread damage through the Caribbean and Florida. Members from Aon’s Claims Preparation, Advocacy and Valuation (CPAV) team are available to support clients through specialized claims and response services.

Please access the resources below to support your organization’s preparation and response to any potential hurricane impacts. Please reach out to your Aon representative or contact Aon Rapid Response (at right) should you need claim and response support should your organization incur a loss.

Catastrophe Preparedness and Response Resources

Business Continuity Checklist: A Primer for Hurricane Planning & Response

Aon’s Business Continuity Planning professionals have prepared this article as a means to share best practices and context for business professionals who may not have in-depth experience with disaster planning and recovery.

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Hurricane Preparation Checklist

Aon's Property Risk Consulting practice has prepared the 2017 Hurricane Preparation report that provides a checklist of key steps and strategies for hurricane impact mitigation.

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Business Continuity Management - 2017 Hurricane Season: Planning & Preparedness

Aon's Business Continuity Management practice has prepared a checklist with tips to help ensure operational resiliency before, during and after a storm.

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Large Exposure Property Loss white paper

Property insurance claims have become dramatically more complex in the last few decades, especially with regard to hurricane exposure. This paper explores trends in coverage and addresses pre-loss preparation.

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Aon Cat Mitigation and Response Services

FEMA Public Assistance Grant Preparation

Aon’s Claims Preparation, Advocacy & Valuation practice provides specialized expertise for documentation and claims support involving the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Grant Program.

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Hurricane Irma—Resilience Tips for People Located in Affected Areas

The key to addressing a major crisis isn’t just mounting an effective response; it’s about mounting a response while simultaneously dealing with the psychological impact of being shocked by an inconceivable event of dramatic proportions.

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Complex Claims Preparation Services

Aon‘s Claims Preparation, Advocacy and Valuation experts can be a key partner for disaster-impacted organizations by offering a full range of loss recovery solutions, including expertise in claims advocacy.

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Disaster Mitigation and Response Services

As the world’s leading risk advisor, we offer our clients market-leading solutions and innovative approaches that help them recover and get back on track as quickly and efficiently as possible./p

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Aon Global Rapid Response

Rapid Response guides companies in their mitigation efforts by deploying experts directly to affected locations, offering clear concise loss mitigation guidance.

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Flood Hazard Determination

Aon property and flood experts can properly determine your location’s flood potential and if an exposure exists, assist you with your flood emergency response plan to help you mitigate your loss potential.

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Be Prepared Webinars

Preparing for the 2017 Hurricane Season

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For hurricane-related claims, please contact:

Jill Dalton
Managing Director of Aon Claims Preparation, Advocacy & Valuations

Chris Ford
Chief Operating Officer of Property Claim Advocacy

Peter Jagger
Managing Director, Aon Rapid Response

Contact Aon Rapid Response

If you are an Aon Rapid Response client, and you are impacted by a loss, you can activate the service 24/7/365 via the Aon Crisis Operation Center in the U.S. by calling: +1.855.218.8167 internationally at +1.312.470.3055 or by sending an email to

Aon Impact Forecasting

For timely updates on hurricane tracking, watches/warning and reports from the National Hurricane Center, please subscribe to our Cat Alerts, prepared by meteorologists from Aon Benfield's Impact Forecasting unit.

Subscribe to Cat Alerts at and visit the Impact Forecasting site for reports and thought leadership.

Additional Information:

Aon Benfield: Hurricane Response