Sedgwick colleagues, in conjunction with Aon’s Rapid Response Team, were on site within 48 hours to assist the client in identifying and assessing the damages and ensure the least amount of displacement to the military families. (Photo: Shutterstock) Sedgwick colleagues, in conjunctionwith Aon’s Rapid Response Team, were on site within 48 hours toassist in identifying and assessing earthquake damages and ensurethe least amount of displacement to the military families. (Photo:Shutterstock)

On the heels of a jubilant Fourth of July holiday, a series of earthquakes rattled SouthernCalifornia. The 6.4-and 7.1-magnitude earthquakes hit near Ridgecrest, California,opening fault lines and causing widespread damage, much of it atChina Lake Naval Station. The damage caused by the quakes displacedmany of the armed services families located on the base.

To help the military families affected by the earthquakes,Cramer, Johnson,Wiggins & Associates (CJW), a division of Sedgwick,recently announced a partnership with both Aon and Lincoln MilitaryHousing to provide aid to and assist the families.

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Heather A. Turner

Heather A. Turner is the managing editor of ALM's NU Property & Casualty Group. She can be reached at [email protected].