When first responders leave the scene of a disaster, the survivors are usually left to figure out their recovery on their own. For many, this can be the beginning of a nightmare, especially if they haven't prepared for recovery in advance. The Red Guide to Recovery - Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was designed as a road-map to walk disaster survivors step-by-step through the days, weeks, and months that follow a disaster event, while raising awareness of the many pitfalls that often transform disaster survivors into disaster victims. Whether it's a hurricane, tornado, wildfire, flood, or any other type of disaster few people are prepared for what they may face or understand what the recovery process entails - until now.
The Red Guide to Recovery - Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors is a tool now being used by fire departments, emergency management agencies, relief organizations, and others as a go-to resource to build community resiliency and help those affected by disasters rebuild their lives. Recently,the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, the City of San Francisco, the County of San Diego, the Northeast Region of Colorado, and other communities have adopted The Red Guide and are providing it to their first responders and recovery stakeholders. This allows those who are affected by a disaster to have the information they need when they need it most - immediately after a disaster event.
“After witnessing first hand the devastation caused by wildfires that swept through Southern California in 2003 and again in 2007, I recognized the need for a comprehensive, yet easy to read guidebook to help people navigate through the recovery process. It’s my hope that people will use the information contained in this book to make sound decisions during one of life's most difficult trials.” said Author Sean Scott. “
Readers will learn about:
Emergency Repairs and Services
Displacement and Relocation
Disaster Relief and Financial Assistance
Homeowners and Renters Insurance Information
Personal Property and creating inventories
Smoke and Water Damage
Estimating the Cost of Repairs
Selecting a Contractor
Public Insurance Adjusters
Safety After a Disaster
Trauma Intervention and Grief Counseling
Avoiding Disaster Scams
And much, much, more....
The Red Guide to Recovery - Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors can be purchased in bulk quantities and/or customized for any city, county, state, or region. Visit www.TheRedGuideToRecovery.com for more information. Individual copies can also be purchased from the website.
About Author – Sean Scott
Sean Scott has spent over 32 years in the construction and restoration industry helping thousands of families restore their homes, businesses, and lives. Scott lives in San Diego, California with his wife and two children.