Over 60,000 homes and businesses were affected by last week’s Storm Darwin. What’s left in the aftermath, apart from fallen trees and roofless farm buildings, is a plethora of insurance claims. With the possibility of more storms on the horizon, Martin Carway, managing director of ProAdjust, whose primary business is the assessment of claims, advises farmers and property owners on what to do in the days and weeks after bad weather hits your home.

1. Safety first