Legal aid organizations play a vital role in the community by helping prepare for and recover from disasters. These resources can help your organization mitigate the impacts of a disaster and improve disaster preparedness, response, and recovery operations.
Legal aid organizations play a vital role in the recovery phase of the emergency management cycle. This cycle serves as a framework for mitigating the impacts of a disaster and improving disaster preparedness, response, and recovery operations.
Legal aid providers who build relationships with emergency management and community-based organizations will be better positioned to help with disaster recovery.
FEMA assistance can be a lifeline for disaster survivors. Learn about the legal issues involved in obtaining this assistance for them.
Learn how to prepare pro bono attorneys and other volunteers for the legal challenges that disaster survivors face.
To help disaster survivors, legal services providers need well-prepared plans for withstanding a disaster’s potential impact on their operations.
Help people in your community understand the steps they can take before a disaster to reduce their risks, lessen the damage, and recover more quickly.
LSC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Grants (DREG) provide funds as needed to LSC grantees in areas with government-declared emergencies. Those funds are for responses to damage sustained or a surge in demand for legal aid as a result of the emergency.Learn About DREG Grants