Catastrophe Response

In the aftermath of any catastrophic event, policyholders and claimants expect fast, responsive service. Crawford is uniquely equipped to handle the increases in volume, complexity and the additional stress and strain on the system of carrier infrastructure. In this space, we provide the latest information on how Crawford is responding to recent severe weather events/disasters and other major events.

Major Events

Crawford is the industry's leading independent adjusting resource for insurance claim management in response to natural and man-made disasters. In this section, you will find detailed information on our response to any major event Crawford is currently handling.

Analysis and Resources

During the last 70 years, Crawford has handled all kinds of property and casualty claims, both large and small. In this section, we share our expertise and lessons learned from select severe storms and other major events.


Huge earthquake hits Mexico City
Crawford & Company® has mobilized resources across South and Central America, with additional Spanish‐ speaking teams potentially available for deployment following yesterday’s M7.1 earthquake in Mexico.
Hurricane Irma: Additional Crawford® Adjusters for Caribbean
The worst of Hurricane Irma might be over, but the cleanup is only just beginning in the U.S. and the Caribbean islands. Many islands have been virtually destroyed by Hurricane Irma with Saint Martin one of the worst affected areas.
Mexico hit by powerful earthquake
Crawford & Company® teams in Central America have been monitoring the effects of a powerful earthquake which struck just off the Pacific coast of Mexico overnight.
Market Update: Crawford updating clients after Chile wildfire
Our operations in Chile and neighbouring South American countries have updated clients and stakeholders today on activities following wildfires in the region.
Chile hit by worst wildfire in modern history
Crawford & Company®’s adjusters in Chile and neighbouring regions have mobilised this week after wildfires swept through three regions of the country. Almost 4,000 firefighters have been trying to contain the blaze, which affected a total area of almost 250,000 hectares by Friday 27 January.