Many insureds have no idea of what to do first when filing a claim after a natural disaster. (Photo: Shutterstock)

As Hurricane Nate threatens the Gulf Coast and large sections of the United States, including Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, begin the long recovery process from hurricanes, floods, windstorms and wildfires, many are turning to their insurance agents for help.

In the aftermath of any type of major catastrophe, it can be difficult to know where to begin and what to do when. PC360 spoke with Patrick Gee, senior vice president of Claim at Travelers, about what insureds can do to help their agents process the claims more efficiently.

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