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The National Disaster Recovery Framework outlines six topic areas in recovery. This page includes resources that are specific to the six topic areas.


The economic sector is is coordinated by the Economic Development Administration. Economic resources are below:

Economic Development Administration Disaster Recovery Page - the bottom of this webpage is a list to post-disaster economic recovery resources.

Restore Your Economy - is a one-stop shop of disaster preparedness and post-disaster economic recovery resources, webinars, tools, event announcements as well as opportunities to connect with peers through social media groups.

NADO Disaster Mitigation and Recovery Resources - This site has a searchable listing of publications, trainings, and model documents related to pre-disaster mitigation and post-disaster recovery, including Lessons from the Storm: Case Studies on Economic Recovery and Resilience.

Case Study: Building Capacity for Economic Recovery and Preparedness in Polk County, Florida - This case study highlights how Polk County’s local economic development and chamber organizations quickly responded to the needs of impacted businesses and built a team to address ongoing recovery issues after the 2004 hurricane season.   


The housing sector is coordinated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developement. Housing resources are below:

PD&R Disaster Recovery Toolkit - HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) offers a list of relevant resources, reports, guides, and ordinances to aid in the disaster recovery process specific to flood recovery, wind recovery, and earthquake recovery.

CDBG-DR Toolkits - The Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Toolkits cover the two phase process that the CDBG-DR grantee will undertake in the implementation of their long-term recovery efforts: 1) assess disaster impact and unmet needs; and 2) develop and implement the solution (homeowner rehabilitation program, buyout program, small business loan and grant program, small rental rehabilitation program). 

Disaster Recovery Homelessness Toolkit - This toolkit equips community members with resources such as a local planning guide, response guide, and recovery guide.

Natural and Cultural Resources

The natural and cultural  resources sector is coordinated by the U.S. Department of Interior(DOI). Natural and cultural resources are below:

Digital Coast -The Digital Coast provides data, tools, training, case studies, as well as a section devoted to showing users how to apply Digital Coast resources.

Coastal & Waterfront Smart Growth - Resiliency Resources provided here include integration of hazard mitigation into community planning, hazard mitigation planning, and disaster recovery planning.


The infrastructure sector is coordinated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Infrastructure resources are below:

Community Facilities Infrastructure Toolkit -  Provides guidance through the Concept Development, Planning, Design, Environmental Compliance, Finance and Construction phase of essential community facility infrastructure development.

Sustainable Solutions: To America's Water Resource Need - This strategic plan highlights 5 goals that will help respond to the challenges facing the Civil Works Program.

Health and Human Services

The health and human services sector is coordinated by the Department of Health and Human Services. Health and human services is below:

HHS Response and Recovery Resource Compendium - An easy to navigate web-based repository of HHS resources and capabilities available to Federal, State, Local, Terrirotial, and Tribal Stakeholders.

U.S Department of Health and Human Services - This website explains what U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) does, as well as provides information about the disaster process and disaster aid programs. It walks through Public Assistance (PA), Individual Assistance (IA), Hazard Mitigation, and Small Business Loans (SBA).

Last Updated: 
09/17/2019 - 15:41