During the month of September, in honor of National Preparedness Month, we have published a series of posts on how to be better prepared for natural disasters. We are wrapping up the series by informing you on how to begin the recovery process after a disaster has hit.
Recovering from a disaster is usually a gradual process. Safety is a primary issue, as are mental and physical well-being. If assistance is available, knowing how to access it makes the process faster and less stressful. The following are steps to take after disaster strikes in order to begin getting your home, your community and your life back to normal.