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NAIC Continues Support of Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands After Hurricanes

Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (Nov. 13, 2017) — With damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has worked closely with the Office of the Insurance Commissioner of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands' Office of the Lieutenant Governor – Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation to provide communications to consumers, media and the insurance industry.

Insurance regulators in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, with the help of the NAIC, have responded to more than 100 toll-free calls and provided more than 8,000 users with emergency bulletins and other information through NAIC-hosted websites.

Consumers and insurers wanting to contact the Puerto Rico Insurance Commissioner's office should visit ocspr.naic.org or call toll-free 1-866-874-4905. Consumers and insurers looking to reach the Virgin Islands' office should visit usvi.naic.org or call toll-free 1-833-252-2376.

Each website is hosted in English and Spanish.

About the NAIC

As part of our state-based system of insurance regulation in the United States, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) provides expertise, data, and analysis for insurance commissioners to effectively regulate the industry and protect consumers. The U.S. standard-setting organization is governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. Through the NAIC, state insurance regulators establish standards and best practices, conduct peer reviews, and coordinate regulatory oversight. NAIC staff supports these efforts and represents the collective views of state regulators domestically and internationally. For more information, visit www.naic.org.

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