October 14, 2020 4:23 PM
Grand County’s Recovery Task Force and Support Functions is modelled after the National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF). The NDRF establishes a common platform and forum for how the whole community builds, sustains, and coordinates the delivery of recovery capabilities. Resilient and sustainable recovery encompasses more than the restoration of a community’s physical structures to pre-disaster conditions. Through effective coordination of partners and resources, we can ensure the continuity of services and support to meet the needs of affected community members who have experienced the hardships of financial, emotional, and/or physical impacts of devastating disasters.
This Framework is always in effect, and elements can be implemented at any time. No matter how a group is structured or what it calls itself—unmet needs committee, interfaith, organization, coalition, roundtable, partnership, coordinating council, etc.—the goal is the same: to unite recovery resources with community needs to ensure that even the most vulnerable in the community have the ability to recover from a disaster.