Louisiana Recovery Community Education and Outreach

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The Community Education and Outreach section of the Mitigation Branch promotes effective hazard mitigation ideas and techniques through community education, outreach, training and coordination with public and private sectors. In addition to the management staff, the CEO Group is comprised of three additional teams or sections, each serving different functions to accomplish the CEO objective. The three teams and their functions are:

  • Community Education Team - provides hazard mitigation information and guidance in DRCs, other disaster assistance facilities, and FEMA/State venues
  • Media Team - provides media development and support for the Community Education Team, the Public Outreach Team, and other FEMA/State entities.
  • Public Outreach Team - provides information on hazard mitigation techniques and measures in public venues, home improvement stores, state fairs, and building industry events.

Mitigation has proven to be a value to society because mitigation works, mitigation promotes sound development, mitigation speeds recovery, mitigation creates safer communities and mitigation saves money.

Resources:

Safe Rooms

FEMA Library

Protect Your Property From High Winds

Homeowner's Guide to Retrofitting: Six Ways to Protect Your House From Flooding:

Protect Business from Natural Hazards

Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction

Are You Ready? (An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness)

Flood Information:

Flood Terms

What To Do Before A Flood

What To Do During A Flood

What To Do After A Flood

After A Flood - The First Steps

Returning Home After A Flood

Protect Your Property From Flooding

Disaster Planning for Businesses:

www.floodsmart.gov

www.ready.gov

Standard Checklist Criteria for Business Recovery

Install a Generator for Emergency Power and Protect Business Records and Inventory

Last Updated: 
07/24/2014 - 16:00
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