Financial Disaster Preparedness and Recovery


READ: “Financial Preparedness Pays” — Daniel Kaniewski, Deputy Administrator at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), highlights the role the U.S. Department of Treasury, Financial Literacy Education Commission (FLEC) and Operation HOPE play in efforts to enhance the resilience of individuals to disasters: https://bit.ly/2AjK58Z


At HOPE we’re proud of our partnership with the FLEC and FEMA on financial emergency preparedness and recovery. Learn more here: https://www.ready.gov/financial-preparedness


Since April, over 28 million Americans have engaged on Ready.Gov, and the Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK) created by HOPE and FEMA is the most-requested Department of Homeland Security/FEMA resource publication.

Listen to the recent FLEC Public Meeting via webcast and hear U.S. DHS FEMA Deputy Administrator Daniel Kaniewski highlight the HOPE — DHS FEMA National Alliance here: https://bit.ly/2P7o0zD

Huge thanks to our federal partners for their continued support in encouraging and promoting economic emergency preparedness around the country. HOPE stands ready to help communities prepare for the worst and get on the road to recovery to get back to their best. To learn more about HOPE’s disaster preparedness and recovery program, HOPE Inside Disaster, click here: http://operationhope.org/financial-disaster-recovery/

Also, find out how prepared you are to financially recover from a disaster with our Disaster Financial Recovery Score (DFR Score) tool. Complete 10 short questions here:http://dfrscore.org/#. Along with your personal DFR Score, you’ll receive an action plan to help you become better prepared.