Resource Library

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Customizable technical sheets for slope stabilization

NRCS technical sheets customizable

 

Community assistance

USDA Emergency Watershed Protection Program

phoenix_guide

 

General forest information

After_the_Burn_Barkley_2011

 

LANDSCAPE HEALTH, RESTORATION, AND TREATMENT

Tree and Forest Restoration after Wildfire_Montana

Vegetative Recovery After Fire_Colorado

Post-Fire Treatments – A Primer for New Mexico Communities: An inventory of hillslope, channel, and road treatments. A handy reference to gauge applicability and effectiveness.

PNW Post Fire science update

Landowners guide to programs and services in MT_2010

 

Fire Injury to Trees

FireInjuryToTrees_WADNR_2012

AssessingTreeInjury_Ripley_2012

 

Flood After Fire

National_Flood_Insurance_Program_FEMA_2013

HowFloodInsuranceWorks_FEMA_2013

Flood_After_Fire_Fact_Sheet_FEMA_2012

Flood-Fight_Handbook_USACE_2009

 

BUSINESS RESOURCES

Prepare Your Business for Disaster

Prepare My Business: Webpage with list of PDFs – in simple checklist form – to plan, assess risk, and recover from a range of disasters.

Preparedness Planning for Your Business from Ready.gov: Webpage of Toolkits, How-to Guides, and Informational Videos for a range of disasters.

Wildfire Guidance for Home and Business Owners: IBHS wildfire website with tipsĀ  and video demonstrations to protects home and businesses.

Small Businesses Preparedness Checklist: Comprehensive wildfire preparedness checklist for small business owners in a 3-page PDF.

Utah Ready Your Business Flyer: 1-page summary PDF with 12-point program for business adversity planning.

Utah Ready Your Business Guide: 80-page guidebook from 2009 with extended 12-point program planning. First page also includes dozens of business planning web links.

Business Continuity Planning

OpenForBusiness-EZ_Toolkit: IBHS 20-page preparedness toolkit to keep your business open (or visit the website here).

Stay Open For Business Additional Resources: Webpage with guides and templates for business continuity planning.

Disaster Recovery Kit for Small Business: 30-page checklist-style guide for small business recovery. Built for Kentucky but transferable to Washington.

Business Resilience After Disaster

Business Disaster Loan Assistance: Webpage from SBA navigating through Disaster Loan options.

 

PREPAREDNESS RESOURCES

Disaster Planning – Free publications, including supply kits, communication plans, family resources, and planning materials, from Ready.gov: One of the most exhaustive collections of disaster planning forms for wildfires available in one location.

 

 

INDIVIDUAL FIRE RECOVERY

Red Cross – What To Do After a Home Fire : Red Cross guidance on cleaning up and recovering from a home fire.

US Fire Administration – What To Do and Expect After a Home Fire: 12-page PDF guide and checklist from FEMA and the US Fire Administration.

 

AFTER-THE-FIRE WEBSITES AND GUIDES – OTHER STATES

Fire in California: Web page with blend of fire science, preparation, and recovery resources.

Oregon Post Fire Playbook: 66-page PDF guide for local governments to address increased risk of flooding and debris flows after fires. Includes recent and detailed case studies.

Oregon Wildfire Recovery: 6-page PDF from 2006 covering emotional toll of wildfire, home damage, livestock management, and landscape treatment.

California Forest Landowner Restoration: 12-page PDF for landowners to access resource damage, mitigate risks to soil and road erosion, and plan forest regeneration.

New Mexico After Wildfire Guide: Comprehensive resource website for New Mexico communities (and much of the information is transferable to other states).

NRCS Idaho: Web page from the NRCS that steps through immediate safety, managing flood risk, restoring lands, and NRCS technical/financial resources.

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