Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
Media Center | PCI At Work

Tornado Headquarters
PCI Remembers Midwest Tornado Outbreak

One year ago a severe tornado outbreak swept through the Midwest and Ohio River Valley and on November 17, 2013, an EF4 tornado ripped through the small town of Washington, Illinois killing three people and essentially destroying everything in its path.

Since that outbreak significant progress in rebuilding has been made and insurers remain partners with policyholders on the road to complete recovery. In recognition of this tornado outbreak PCI has developed an infographic and other resources found below.

As what many forecasters call the “second” tornado season wraps up, it is still important to watch for changing weather and be prepared with an emergency plan and kit. Advanced preparation and ensuring you have adequate insurance could save lives and thousands of dollars and time in the recovery process.

PCI's Tornado Headquarters offers vital information for those impacted by tornadoes, as well as preparedness tips for those living in tornado-prone areas. Follow us on twitter @PCIAA use #becovered as we continue to provide tips on what to do before and after a tornado.


Learn More

PCI Urges Revere Residents Affected by Tornado to Use Caution When Hiring a Contractor | July 30, 2014

Insurers Respond to Tornado Damage in Revere, Mass. | July 28, 2014

PCI Offers Insurance Information Following Deadly Tornado in Nebraska | June 17, 2014

PCI Offers Recovery Information for Residents Impacted by Tornados | April 28, 2014

PCI Puts Spotlight on Severe Weather Preparedness for Anniversary of 1974's Super Tornado Outbreak | April 3, 2014

Advance Preparations Can Save Lives; PCI Urges Consumers to be Ready for Severe Weather | February 27, 2014


PCI Resources

Working Together to Spur Recovery and Progress Inforgrpahic

Tornadoes Strike with Little Warning; Be Sure You’re Covered Infographic

PCI Tornado Tips

Contractor Fraud Tips

PCI Member Company Toll-Free Policyholder Claim Phone Numbers


Other Resources

Weather Ready Nation: Tornadoes

Red Cross – Preparing for Tornadoes

Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety