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Community Recovery Management Toolkit

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The Community Recovery Management Toolkit (CRMT) is a compilation of guidance, case studies, tools, and training to assist local communities as they are in the midst of managing recovery post-disaster. 


Selected Key Resources

  1. Recovery Planning After A Disaster – A Self Help Guide

  2. Effective Coordination of Recovery Resources to State, Tribal, Territorial, and Local Incidents

  3. Local Disaster Recovery Managers (LDRM)

  4. FEMA Procurement Toolbox Series: Local and Indian Tribal Government Requirements of 44 C.F.R. §13.36
  5. Top 10 Procurement Under Grant Mistakes Leading to Audits and Potential Loss of FEMA Public Assistance Funding
  6. Recovery Funding Resources:
  7. Post-Disaster Recovery Briefing Papers

Full List of Resources: Find a multitude of guides, examples, and tools through the following major toolkit categories and sub-categories on the additional pages.

This toolkit is managed by Community Planning and Capacity Building Recovery Support Function (CPCB RSF). If looking for pre-disaster guidance check out the Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning Guide for Tribal Governments (New 2019!!),  Pre-Disaster  Recovery Planning Guide for Local Governments, or the Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning Guide for State Governments. If looking for individual federal assistance please go to or learn more about FEMA's Individual Assistance Program by clicking this link.

Last Updated: 
03/23/2020 - 15:56