What Does Successful Recovery Look Like?

February 8, 2010

What A Successful Recovery Looks Like

Why Does Recovery Matter?

Disaster recovery is an often overlooked and misunderstood aspect of the disaster cycle. There are countless variables that affect recovery, including the magnitude of the
devastation, coordination among federal, state, and local leaders, availability of capital, damage to major employers, housing availability, and so on.

This whitepaper, a publication of the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC), is designed to inform community leaders and federal policymakers on what a successful recovery looks like, and what can be done to increase the chances of achieving success.