Rapid Disaster Recovery Housing Program
Rapid Disaster Recovery Housing Program (Rapido) is a new balanced and wholesome approach that enables communities to recover from disasters within months instead of years. The Disaster Recovery Housing program offers instructions on developing and implementing a local disaster recovery housing plan. As illustrated in prior disasters, the strategy for rehousing residents post-disaster has often not been considered until the disaster has happened, meaning communities reinvent the recovery wheel with each disaster. Rapido helps the communities determine the scale, geography & culturally-appropriate approach. The program gives state and local jurisdictions the power and tools necessary to plan ahead for a successful disaster rehousing effort.
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