“It’s a horrible thing but you certainly learn a lot from the process.” “The rivercame up over the road for quite some time. We had eight inches on the main floorIt’s a horrible thing but you certainly learn a lot from the process.” “The river came up over the road…” of our house.” “The north wall and the south wallwere off and it looked like a doll house.””The water level on the main floor had Let Homemakers help transform your house into a home by visiting our showroom or shopping at Homemakers.c… reached about two-and-a-half to three feet.””Do we walk away from the house? Can we afford to even rebuild?” “View what’s in front of you in the case of a marathon not a sprint.”The University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State UniversityExtension Service have developed Recovery After Disaster:The Familiy Financial Toolkit to assist in financial recovery from disaster.It’s a horrible thing but you certainly learn a lot from the process.” “The river came up over the road…” The toolkit is free and available at this website. 15 Storage solution and DIY organization ideas #1 “These tools will help you think through the situation that you’re in,to establish priorities and decide what needs to be doneand help you to act with purpose in moving forward after the disaster.””So a lot of folks may have homeowners insurance but they don’t have flood insurance and if it’s a flash flood event and they’renot in the flood zone, chances are they don’t have flood insurance policyand that’s where FEMA really comes into play.” If enough homes are damagedseverely enough and survivors do not have insurance tocover the costs of repair the president can issue a declarationof individual assistance. This will help eligible survivors withhousing costs and other needs. “It’s to help people withthe repairs to their home and temporary housing.
Individuals andHouseholds are programs that come togetherto help people get back up on their feet. That’s what we kinda do in a disasterrecovery center, we match up the need with the resource.””They’re prepared, they handle a lot of the disastersnationwide obviously so they’re experienced. They kind of understand what they’regonna walk into, and the shell-shock and you know reactions everybody’s reactionsfrom what they told me is different you know from anger to extreme sadnessto just that plain old shock.” If an individual assistancedeclaration is made, a Small Business Administrationor SBA declaration is automatic. Survivors will learn iftheir income qualifies them for an SBA loan. “So our disaster assistancecomes in the form of a low interest loan and it’s one of the many tools that areout there during a disaster offered from federal and state and localresources.”It is important to recognize that yourlife will never be exactly the same as it was. Consider what you want yournew reality to look like and how federal disaster assistance willhelp you to achieve that future.”There are people out there who are readyand willing to help you make those decisions and to make the right decisionsand to make sure you’re going to be takencare of as you go forward in this.””A community arises out of a disaster strongermore deeply connected and great believers in themselves that whatever we face wecan face it together.”