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The Risks of Buying Cheap Insurance and more from Sean Scott

It’s been a busy September, with many counties fighting fires and floods, and The Red Guide to Recovery is grateful for the opportunity to support affected communities with recovery handbook donations and contributions to articles that support disaster survivors. See our list of Feature Articles which include these September highlights: The Risks of Buying Cheap…..

READ MORE »Posted on September 19th, 2015 in category: Awards & Recognition, Recovery Tips


Do You Have a Resiliency Plan?

When you think of being “prepared” for a disaster, it typically includes a home escape plan and having food and water supplies.  But what happens after that? We were pleased to be included in a recent article that looks at the goals and realities of community resilience.  Learning how community and government agencies are partners…..

READ MORE »Posted on July 31st, 2015 in category: Financial Aid, Insurance, Recovery Tips

Red Guide to Recovery Retail Book

North County Grant Supports The Red Guide

The Red Guide to Recovery is pleased to be included in a grant offered to the Inter Tribal Long Term Recovery Foundation by the North County Neighborhood Reinvestment Program supporting non-profits.  Funding by local and state grants is a great way to pursue funding copies of The Red Guide for your community. Read more about…..

READ MORE »Posted on October 29th, 2014 in category: Preparedness Tips, Recovery Tips

Designing for Disaster

There are lots of articles written, TV and movies about natural disasters and disaster recovery, and now we can add a Museum Exhibition! It’s at The National Building Museum in Washington D.C. and the new exhibit called “Designing for Disaster” is on display now until August 2, 2015. One goal of the exhibit is to…..

READ MORE »Posted on June 25th, 2014 in category: Preparedness Tips, Recovery Tips, Technology


The Red Guide Helping San Diego Fire Recovery

With what is being called FireStorm 2014, San Diego County residents have faced an unusually early and destructive start to the fire season.  While temperatures and wind are finally supporting the progress to stop the fires, some homeowners are returning to their homes to start the progress of recovery. See my interview on Wake Up…..

READ MORE »Posted on May 18th, 2014 in category: Fire, Recovery Tips

Tornado-Photo by Anita Westervelt/FEMA

How to Prepare for a Tornado

FEMA offers a wide variety of preparedness and recovery resources, and one of their latest publications is a very helpful guide on How to Prepare for a Tornado. This 11-page PDF offers gives a comprehensive view on the What, When, Where and how to prepare BEFORE and what to do DURING a Tornado.   There is…..

READ MORE »Posted on May 15th, 2014 in category: Preparedness Tips, Recovery Tips, Tornados