Hurricane Matthew Update

Posted on October 11, 2016
Munn Insurance Hurricane Matthew Update

As we have all seen or read by now, Hurricane Matthew has hit a large number of communities in the province and brought heavy wind and rain to the island yesterday and overnight. Some parts of NL saw up to 150 mm of rain. The heavy rainfall has caused considerable sewer backup and flooding for residents in affected communities. Many areas have declared a State of Emergency and people have been asked to stay home as the storm damage is being assessed. We hope and pray that everyone stays safe.

Munn Insurance is mobilized and ready to take care of you. We have made sure that staff are available to answer your calls and questions; everyone here is ready to provide help and support at this challenging time. If you have a claim, as your insurance broker, we are here for you and will help you through this difficult time.

Some people are wondering about government assistance. We can tell you that the Municipal Affairs Minister and the Minister responsible for Fire and Emergency Services, Eddie Joyce and Transportation and Works Minister Al Hawkins are in the process of assessing the damage. We will know within 48 hours whether the federal government will provide emergency assistance.

To keep you updated on what Munn Insurance is doing for our customers, please refer to the information below.

Reporting Claims

To report a claim, please call 1-855-726-8627. One of our local claims adjusters will provide emergency support, advice and start the claims process. We recommend that you document as much of your personal damage as possible so that we can share that with the insurance company.

We’re Ready

We are ready to respond to your needs. In preparation, we’ve already contacted contractors and suppliers to ensure they will have the necessary capacity to help you when needed, while internally, we have also increased the number of employees available to take your calls. These measures will ensure we’re ready to help you get back on track as quickly as possible.

Claims

Our claims team is right here. So when you need us, we will be ready with fast, expert and local service. If you have a claim, please stay safe and contact us as soon as you can. We will guide you through the claims process, and as your broker, we will help ensure a swift and fair settlement by the insurance company as soon as possible.

We hope and pray that everyone stays safe. And if you need us, please know that we will be here to take care of you.

John Nolan
President
Munn Insurance

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