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From the summer 2015 40th Anniversary Conference at the University of CO/Boulder. Three of the keynote talks. Go to this link for a posting.

American Planning Association (Jan. 2015), Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery: Next Generation; 205 pp.   You can download it or order a hard copy. This document has been in the works for years and was written by several national experts.  See also the APA website for a number of supporting and supplement files related to the report.

Article by James Fossett  that is worth highlighting. See Let’s Stop Improvising Disaster Recovery. (2013)

As of Dec. 2013: – an annotated index of 3 years of postings on this blog site.  The 23 page Roundup of Recovery Resources provides citations and direct URLs to significant reports, studies, and other sources.  You can quickly obtain a copy, via email, for a contribution of $25. or more to the RecoveryDiva blog — just use the donation button in the top right corner of the homepage: http://recoverydiva.com.



  • Rubin Recovery Article; ” Long Term Recovery; The Neglected Component of Emergency Management” by Claire B. Rubin, in JHSEM, Vol.6 #46, 2009.


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2 Responses to Worth Reading

  1. recoverydiva says:

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  2. Thanks so much for sharing! I’ve subscribed to your blog for my agency which is a disaster response operation in San Diego during emergencies. It’s essential to have resources like your blog available to us to be able to locate information that can be redistributed to the public as appropriate.

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