Disaster management

Helping communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters
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Your partner on the ground

Katrina. Sandy. Maria. Harvey. For over 20 years, we’ve been on the ground for some of the most significant natural disasters in U.S. history. Our teams have decades of experience working with federal, state, and local officials to effectively manage complex recovery projects.

If you’re in the path of a disaster, ICF can serve as your trusted partner. With a demonstrated track record of results—and unmatched expertise that helped to write the federal guidelines for disaster recovery compliance—we can help you navigate the federal recovery funding landscape to get the relief you need. We will show you how to apply every dollar to make your community stronger and more resilient in the face of future storms. It is some of the most important work we will ever do. Together.

Program expertise

HUD CDBG-DR

  • CDBG-MIT
  • Housing
  • Buyouts
  • Infrastructure
  • Economic Revitalization
  • Using CDBG-DR as match

FEMA

  • Public Assistance
  • Hazard Mitigation Assistance
    • HMGP (404)
    • Pre Disaster Mitigation (PDM)
    • Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)
  • Individual Assistance
  • Fire Management Assistance Grants (FMAGS)

Additional funding

We help clients maximize the full suite of federal recovery funding dollars including FHWA, EPA, HHS, and SBA.

Technology

DisasTRAX

Our real-time project management software solution—before, during, and after your event
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Services

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Preparedness

  • Training and technical assistance
  • Planning
  • Hazards and risk analysis
  • Economic impact analysis
  • Risk management and insurance
  • Adaptation and resilience solutions
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Program design

  • Determining the administrative model
  • Building staff capacity
  • Connecting the need with the appropriate solution whether it’s:
    • Housing
    • Buyout
    • Infrastructure resilience
    • Economic revitalization
    • Workforce development
    • Public Services
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Program management

  • Communications and outreach
  • Environmental reviews and historic preservation
  • Intake and eligibility determination
  • Project formulation
  • Grants and case management
  • Procurement and contract management
  • Strategies for combining federal recovery sources
  • Relocation services
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Compliance and monitoring

In the news

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Getting Ready for Federal Disaster Mitigation Money

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New Jersey Extends ICF’s Contract to Support State Disaster Relief Efforts

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HUD Selects ICF To Provide Community Development and Capacity Building Assistance

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ICF to Acquire DMS Disaster Consultants

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To Buyout or Not: What We Learned From Floods in Pennsylvania

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Before the Flood: How to Plan and Design Proactive Buyout Programs That Work

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