A Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plan outlines the organization’s strategy for responding to emergency or disaster, provides information essential to continuity of critical business functions, and identifies the resources needed to ensure safety of personnel.

The National Flood Insurance Program aims to reduce the impact of flooding on private and public structures. It provides affordable insurance to property owners, renters, and businesses. Overall, the program reduces the socio-economic impact of disasters by promoting the purchase and retention of flood insurance.

The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act) is a United States federal law designed to bring an orderly and systematic means of delivering federal natural disaster assistance to state and local governments in carrying out their responsibilities to aid citizens.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance Program provides aid in the wake of a major disaster to state and local governments, tribal entities and eligible private non-profits to help communities in their disaster recovery efforts.