Post-Irene Recovery Advice from EDANJ
The International Economic Development Council has sent us a link to a valuable resource for post-hurricane economic recovery tools. Special thanks to IEDC and to the US Economic Development Administration for helping to create and then let us know about www.RestoreYourEconomy.org Once this storm passes, we recommend that you visit their site!
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Targeted to economic development professionals, the above website is a one-stop shop to help guide communities facing the following questions:
What is my role as an economic developer in the disaster recovery process?
How and when do I set up a business recovery center?
How can I help local businesses better prepare for a catastrophic event?
What are the components of a successful economic recovery process and plan?
Where can I find a list of federal resources focused on recovery assistance?
What are some successful strategies to build resilience into the local economy?
The site includes case studies, data tools and other resources, as well as suggestions for preparing to reduce the economic consequences of a disaster. The website is funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration and is managed by the International Economic Development Council