Although we're not tax professionals we know that doing your income taxes following a disaster can be tricky. We've found a great guide by a CPA who specializes in taxes following a disaster. The booklet is called "Tax Consequences Following A Disaster" and was written by John Trapani.
You can get the booklet HERE.
Although John is no longer an active member of CARe, he helped found CARe after he dealt with the aftermath of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake.
A large loss is a complicated process and income taxes are a big part of that. Make sure you go to an expert who has dealt with this topic time and time again.