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The Red Guide to Recovery

(National Version)

The Red Guide to Recovery is the most comprehensive disaster recovery resource available. It is designed to walk disaster survivors step-by-step through the recovery process, while raising awareness of the many pitfalls that present themselves in the days, weeks, and months following disaster events.  It is also a disaster preparedness road-map that reveals what the recovery process entails so you can prepare for recovery even before a disaster strikes.

The key to rebounding after a disaster is knowing your plan for recovery and making informed decisions in the midst of all the chaos and confusion. The Red Guide to Recovery empowers you with the tools you need to make those decisions and rebuild your life.

Book Features:

  • Emergency services to secure and protect property
  • Displacement and relocation tips
  • Disaster relief and financial assistance
  • Homeowners & Renters insurance issues after a loss
  • Personal property considerations
  • Smoke and water damage information
  • Estimating repair costs to structural damages
  • Public insurance adjuster services
  • Hazardous material concerns
  • Safety and precautions after a disaster
  • Trauma intervention and grief counseling
  • Avoiding disaster scams
  • Phone directory with federal government
    agencies and websites

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book details

  • Length: 194 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5″ x 7.75″
  • Author: Sean M. Scott
  • Publication Date: 4th edition May, 2017
  • Publisher: Heritage Publishing & Communications, Ltd.

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This book is the must have guide used by fire departments, emergency managers, and relief organizations across the U.S.

Perfect for:

  • Disaster

  • Disaster

  • Personal

  • Post-disaster

  • Community

"The Red Guide to Recovery is an outstanding resource that can be used before and after the disaster. I believe this step-by-step guide should be a part of every home and business emergency plan. Every Fire Department in the Nation should be equipped with this book and more importantly encourage their firefighters to share it with customers before and after the event."

– Darryl Hebert, Fire Chief, City of Oceanside Fire Department

Stories and Testimonials

San Francisco Fire Department

The Red Guide:

The Path To Recovery From Crisis

Dan Lamborn

"The Red Guide to Recovery has proven to be an excellent resource to aid victims of fire in our community. As promised, this reference helps prepare victims for the issues they will face during the recovery phase."

– Chief Javier Mainar – Fire Chief, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department

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