Did you know that municipalities can get discounted flood insurance premiums for their residents when they implement public education, mapping, regulatory, and other strategies to reduce flood risks? They do this by participating in theNat...[more]
Does your community have a disaster preparedness plan? How do you respond to a disaster and who do you contact? Have you reached out to your business community about business continuity? Would you like to receive recommendations from c...[more]
It has often been said that the impacts of natural disasters do not stop at jurisdictional boundaries, and recent events across the U.S. have certainly shown this to be true. Nearby cities, towns, and counties usually share the same vu...[more]
IEDC hosted a webinar September 17 titled Navigating Federal Resources for Long-Term Recovery in Rural Communities. Rural communities are often faced with fewer local resources than larger, urban communities. The federal government offers ...[more]
IEDC hosted a webinar on August 28 titled Fundraising Strategies for Economic Transformation. Years after a disaster public funding for recovery dwindles but the economy is still recovering. With long term recovery strategies still in proce...[more]
RestoreYourEconomy.org provides resources and best practice information for public and private stakeholders seeking to rebuild their local economies after a disaster as well as assisting the business community in preparing for a disaster.
It is a one-stop shop of disaster preparedness and post-disaster economic recovery resources, tools, event announcements as well as opportunities to connect with peers through social media groups.