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Post Disaster Resources

Want guidance for post-disaster redevelopment?
The following is a list of useful links related to post-disaster redevelopment which includes case studies, recovery topics and redevelopment ordinance.

PDRP Guide
Post-Disaster Redevelopment Planning - A best practices guide for Florida communities prepared by the Florida Department of Community Affairs/Florida Division of Emergency Management. PDRP Guide

Post-Disaster Redevelopment Plans (PDRP)
This is a resource site for communities preparing or interested in Post-Disaster Redevelopment Plans (PDRPs). It has links to post-disaster redevelopment pilot projects prepared by Hillsborough, Nassau, Palm Beach, Manatee, Sarasota and Polk Counties.
Pilot Projects

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Online guidance for post-disaster period which includes information about rebuilding resources, volunteer work, assistance and insurance.
Recover and Rebuild
National Disaster Recovery Framework
Strengthening Disaster Recovery for the Nation, September 2011

Environment Protection Agency
Smart Growth strategies developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and, State and local partners for post-disaster recovery
Smart Growth Strategies

Congress for New Urbanism
Post-Disaster Planning - Mississippi Cottages

Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State Division of Emergency Management
This is a comprehensive manual that focuses on actions that a community can take, in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Florida Division of Emergency Management, and Florida Division of Historical Resources, to ensure that historic resources are appropriately considered in emergency Management Activities.
Disaster Planning for Florida’s Historic Resources

American Planning Association
Collaborative and multidisciplinary research conudcted by the APA, HAzard Planning Research Center about post-disaster recovery and best practices for rebuilding sustainably after a disaster.
Sustainable Redevelopment

Florida Division of Emergency Management
Land use planning strategies and best development practices for minimizing vulnerability.
Florida Best Management Practices