Remi was evacuated from his accommodation when Hurricane Odile struck. Mexico is prone to vicious hurricanes that can cause extensive damage. At Remi’s location, flood waters had reached the building he was staying in . Officials acted quickly to get guests to safety. As Remi hurried to higher ground he dropped his camera, watch and phone in the gushing flood waters. His belongings were quickly swept away. When Remi was safe he called his travel insurance provider about his loss. Fortunately, Remi had chosen a policy that covered him for the loss or damage to personal items due to accidents or natural disasters.