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This study investigated the impact of COVID-19 on disaster recovery from various types of hazards, with regard to preparedness, evacuation, early recovery, awareness and knowledge of different types of hazards.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
predisaster recovery planning guide for tribal governments
The Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning Guide for Tribal Governments provides a basic framework and guidance for tribal leadership and stakeholders as they plan for recovery and recognizes that different tribes have different levels of capacity and different ways of planning.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
PDRP Guide State Govts
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) designed this planning guide to help States and territories prepare for recovery by developing pre-disaster recovery plans that follow a process to engage members of the whole community, develop recovery capabilities across State government and nongovernmental partners, and ultimately create an organizational framework for comprehensive State recovery efforts.
Federal Emergency Management Agency

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National policies and plans

The National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) establishes a common platform and forum for how the whole community builds, sustains, and coordinates delivery of recovery capabilities. Resilient and sustainable recovery encompasses more than the restoration of a community’s physical structures to pre-disaster conditions. Through effective coordination of partners and resources, we can ensure the continuity of services and support to meet the needs of affected community members who have experienced the hardships of financial, emotional, and/or physical impacts of devastating disasters.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The purpose of the policy is to establish minimum standards for Public Assistance projects to promote resiliency and achieve risk reduction under the authority of the Stafford Act §§ 323 and 406(e) (42 U.S.C. §§ 5165a and 5172) and 44 CFR § 206, subpart M

Federal Emergency Management Agency
A comprehensive plan that contains actionable recommendations both for rebuilding the communities impacted by Sandy and increasing the resilience of infrastructure and buildings citywide.
City of New York

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