When You Need Disaster Recovery Resources …

We hope you never, ever have need to seek help recovering from unfortunate events. But if you do, we want you to know that Abbotts is among the very best disaster recovery resources you can find. Abbotts cares, and you can count on us. So number one in our countdown of valuable disaster recovery assistance resources is, well, us. Here are some others

The Red Guide to Recovery

The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors is a book written by a construction and restoration expert named Sean Scott. Sean applied his more than 30 years of disaster restoration expertise, along with information gleaned from professional first-responders, to produce a definitive guide to recovering from all manner of tumultuous events. The Red Guide to Recovery is in wide use by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies and communities across the country and has helped countless people recover from tragic disasters of all types.

You can buy a copy of the print publication (or in bulk) and peruse extensive online resources HERE.

Disaster Distress Hotline

The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) is a national hotline that provides disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by telephone (1-800-985-5990) and SMS (text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746).

Recovering from unfortunate events can stretch you thin and stress you out. Remember that you have to take care of yourself before you can take care of everyone else. Don’t hesitate to call this free resource if you feel it all closing in. Remember: you are not alone.

Learn more about this U.S. Mental Health Services resource HERE.

Disaster Assistance Community Resources

Find out if your community lies within disaster areas and get info about resources in and around you. Resources include local, state and federal services that can help you get through the difficult challenges that often accompany disastrous events.

Check out these government assistance resources HERE.

FEMA Disaster Recovery Blog

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Administration shares disaster recovery resources, tips, hacks and success stories on its website. You can learn how communities and neighborhoods have recovered after various disasters, with human stories, as well as technical statistics about various factors related to disaster recovery.

Checkout this valuable FEMA disaster recovery resource HERE.

And, Again, Don’t Forget Us!

We’ve seen it all, and we really want to help. If you need help recovering from any disaster, from flood to fire, remember that Abbotts Fire and Flood is your best disaster recovery resource.

Whatever unfortunate event you face, you can count on Abbotts to help you recover your property and your normal life, fast. In most disaster cases, quickly beginning the cleanup, repair and restoration process ultimately reduces recovery costs. Abbotts has the people, training, equipment and experience to get your property back to normal fast, saving you time, stress and money.

Call Abbotts, today, and get your life back to normal! (619) 223-1800