Recovering from a disaster is a gradual process. The following links offer some general advice on steps to take after disasters strike to help you begin getting your home, community and life back together.
- Disaster recovery information from Ready.gov
- American Red Cross Recovery after a Disaster or Emergency
- How do you make sure that your charitable contributions are having the greatest impact on those in need? The Secretary of State for Washington has created a brochure that provides you wil practical information so you can Give Wisely.
- In September 2010, the Regional Catastrophic Planning Grant hosted an "All Hazards Recovery Workshop. The information provided was very helpful in understanding the complex issues that communities must face during recovery. The following links provide information regarding important lessons learned
- Advanced Planning for Recovery - Dutch Leonard, Harvard University; Kenedy School of Government
- Recovery Retrospective - Charles Eadie, Hamilton Swift & Associates
- New Orleans and Louisiana: A history of Response and Recovery - Heather M. Hilliard, State of Louisiana
- Rebuilding Iowa - David L. Miller, Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management Division
- Path Aware - Lynn Yang, Sandia National Laboratories
- Strengthening Disaster Recovery for the Nation - Jean Chaney, FEMA Region X