Five Hacks for Local Officials in Disaster Recovery

Leadership tips to help your community recover more quickly

Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy rescues young girl during Tropical Storm Imelda (Photo: Harris County Sheriff’s Office, 2019)

We are still in the peak of hurricane season and Barry, Dorian and Imelda have already wreaked havoc on local communities with widespread devastation. They should serve as a fresh reminder that recovery is perhaps the most complex phase of the emergency management cycle. The response pales in comparison to the heavy…