Disaster Recovery Property Damage Claims
Who Covers The Costs Of A Disaster?
When a disaster strikes, organizations and communities face a different challenge every moment, encountering a new crisis at every turn. Who will cover the costs?
- Our Tidal Basin team of experts successfully help organizations, governments, and communities navigate through the complicated disaster recovery process.
- Our knowledge and proactiveness help you develop and implement a Total Solution® that unites the property insurance and FEMA portions of your disaster recovery into one financial recovery strategy for your immediate and long-term needs.
Your Insurance Settlement Is First
To prevent delay, an accurate understanding of your anticipated insurance settlement is necessary to help move your FEMA grant forward. The two processes take different perspectives on everything from what’s eligible to how it’s quantified. Our disaster recovery experts understand both the FEMA and insurance recovery processes and help you establish a well-documented insurance claim as the basis for your recovery.
The Right Foundation For Your Claim To FEMA
Successfully recovering all of your eligible costs requires a full understanding of not only the basics of the program, but of how insurance and FEMA complement one another. No one understands this interaction better than our team. We know the proper way to prepare project worksheets and what systems need to be in place to accurately track and account for all monies spent on the disaster.
We deliver this key knowledge and experience together with unwavering client advocacy to help you receive all the funding you are entitled to from both your insurance claim and FEMA.
Our Total Solution® Recovery Services
We successfully help organizations, governments, communities, not-for-profits, and private sector clients navigate through the complicated disaster recovery process. Our unmatched knowledge helps you develop and implement a Total Solution® that unites the property insurance and FEMA portions of your disaster recovery into one comprehensive financial recovery strategy.
Compliance With FEMACompliance With FEMACompliance with FEMA funding procurement guidelines and other special considerations, including environmental issues.
Reconciling FEMAReconciling FEMAReconciling FEMA and insurance recoveries.
Hazardous MitigationHazardous MitigationMaximizing hazard mitigation opportunities.
Total Financial Recovery StrategyTotal Financial Recovery StrategyImplementation of a proactive total financial recovery strategy that addresses the immediate and long-term rebuilding needs.
Reimbursement & AuditReimbursement & AuditEstablishing guidelines for reimbursement and audit compliance.
Project WorksheetsProject WorksheetsPreparing accurate project worksheets in a FEMA acceptable format, which include scopes of work and valid cost estimates.
Funding PlanFunding PlanDevelopment of a full funding plan to support your vision for rebuilding.
Determining EligibilityDetermining EligibilityEnsuring all eligible costs and damages have been identified and reported to the State and FEMA.
Documentation of Debris RemovalDocumentation of Debris RemovalDocumentation of debris removal, force account, and contract labor.
Site InspectionSite InspectionThorough on-site inspection of damaged property and facilities.
Database SystemsDatabase SystemsDevelopment of state-of-the-art accounting and database systems.
FEMA Grant CloseoutFEMA Grant CloseoutProviding FEMA Grant closeout assistance.
The Benefits of Working With Our Professionals
Immediate ResponseOur team responds within 24-72 hours of a request for assistance.
Direct ExperienceOur staff has a thorough understanding of the FEMA Public Assistance Program. There is no learning curve—only proven delivery.
Systems & ControlsWe deploy state-of-the-art web-based grant management software systems and controls.
Totally EquippedOur employees arrive totally prepared and equipped with the latest technology to effectively get the job done.
Representation & AdvocacyWe represent and advocate for the insured Recipient and Subrecipient, never for FEMA or the insurance company.
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The 2004 hurricane season was a difficult one for Lee County in Southwest Florida. We were fortunate, indeed, to have retained your firm to process FEMA claims following Hurricane Charley. Especially effective was the coordinated approach you used in seeking financial relief from separate sources such as FEMA, FHWA, NRCS and insurance. ...The knowledge needed to deal with FEMA regulations is mind-boggling. It was obvious you and your team are very much up to speed with these regulations, procedures and processes.Without hesitation, we would recommend you and your firm to anyone faced with the task of processing large and/or complex loss claims in a disaster environment. Your firm's ability to bring together the right team of professionals at the right time resulted in the creation of a superior product. Your thoroughness, knowledge, attention to detail, and logical approach provided us with the assurance that we would obtain the maximum reimbursement from all eligible sources.
...During our time together, Jake displayed great communication skills in what was required for submission to FEMA as well as providing timely, accurate and professional service. When Jake was first assigned to St. John's, I was immediately impressed with his technical skills as well as his vast knowledge in disaster recovery... Jake was a pleasure to work with because of his amazingly positive attitude and eagerness to stick tightly to deadlines which provided St. John's with a timely resolution and recovery of expenses... I am absolutely confident that Jake and his team would be a great fit for any future disaster recovery assignments.
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