To help disaster survivors, legal services providers need well-prepared plans for withstanding a disaster’s potential impact on their 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.
FEMA assistance can be a lifeline for disaster survivors. Learn about the legal issues involved in obtaining this assistance for them.
Technology resources — including some free options — can help organizations better serve and communicate with clients for disaster response and other legal support.
This LADRC tool kit contains resources numerous resources for legal organizations to download and recreate with their branding elements. The page also provides guides and quick guides to gain more knowledge on topical information related to disaster law.
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.
Legal aid providers who build relationships with emergency management and community-based organizations will be better positioned to help with disaster recovery.
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