Thanks to Joseph Martin for finding this report, since it was not easy to locate the direct URL. Although it addresses international disaster experiences, this report covers a lot of important topics that should be useful for domestic use as well. And it goes over the reasons why recovery is different from response.
See Mind the Gap! Post-disaster reconstruction and the transition from humanitarian relief. Produced by RICS by the Mx Lock Centre at the Univty of Westminster (UK). June 2006. The report is 105 pages, but their is a summary of the recommendation in the front part of the report.
Be sure to check out the RICS website for additional related reports.