Recovery Resources: Hurricane Recovery

Hurricane_AndrewHurricanes – US Environmental Protection Agency
This EPA website provides preparation and recovery tips as well as information on recent hurricane response.

Hurricane Recovery Assistance
From the US Department of Labor, information about disaster unemployment assistance, grants and safety tips.  Contact the DOL National Contact Center at 1-866-487-2365

Hurricane Recovery: Returning Home and Rebuilding
This website was developed to help visitors make good decisions prior to and during a hurricane emergency.  Read about the science of hurricanes and information on preparation and recovery.

Hurricane Sandy Recovery Resources
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), provides a list of hurricane recovery and rebuilding resources for Hurricane Sandy victims.

After a Disaster
From the USA.gov website, find a list of resources like how to apply for disaster assistance, replacing vital documents, and food and water safety tips.

Recovery After a Hurricane
From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, find information on how parents and caregivers can help children cope with the aftermath and recovery process.  Find resources on what parents, students and teachers can do to help.

Hurricane Repair Scams:  Don’t Get Taken by the “Big Fix”
This post from the FBI is a cautionary tale about home repair scams and examples of how they work.   And a reminder, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.