Recovery Information

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Resources Available to You:

Immediate Need Response:

  • Shelter & Food: Our local community leaders and response teams connect you with emergency relief agencies in your area. (VOAD, Red Cross, Salvation Army)

  • Financial Assistance: Community leaders will walk you through what federal, state and local relief is available for your recovery (FEMA, Local Agencies)

  • Debris Removal: Our local volunteer teams, community organizations and local partners respond for incident clean up to ensure the health and safety of our community is prioritized. (Partnered Organizations)

Long Term Recovery:

  • Home Repair & Rebuilding

  • 24/7 contact for recovery questions, resources and relief

  • Community Resources Directory

  • Comprehensive Recovery Guide (I-DIG RECOVERY)

Additional Support:

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Disaster Preparedness Education

Partners:

  • Local Fire Departments Spread Across all 50 U.S. States

  • National, Regional, State and Local Corporations, Licensed Contractors, Restoration, Recovery Specialists and Assisting Facilities

  • National, Regional, State and Local NGO's, non profits, community organizations and agencies focused on community health

  • Federal, State, Local Government, Public, and Private Agencies aligned with long term community recovery

All companies, corporations, and other agencies engaged in partnership with the International Fire Foundation must abide by a strict moral and ethical guideline for service. If any agency engages in unethical or compromised activity, please immediately report the incident to info@internationalfirefoundation.org

The IFF is here to help you navigate recovery, regardless of insurance status.

Insured Applicants:

  • Comprehensive Guide on Insurance Claim Process and Resources to aid Recovery: Most, if not all, families facing recovery have not been through a fire, flood or major disaster event; our dedicated team will guide you through the process of recovery.

  • Emergency Response: Our local community leader and response teams will respond to your incident to guide you through the next steps and connect you with vital resources for recovery.

  • Home Repair Assistance: We partner with reputable local contractors and restoration companies to assist with repairs or rebuilding your home. Upon request, we will give recommendations to our local partners in that area.

  • Community Leaders: Our network of community leaders can guide you through the recovery process and are typically available 24/7 for questions or concerns.

  • Insurance Claims: We can connect you with non profit organizations to ensure smooth insurance claim navigation.

Uninsured Applicants:

  • Comprehensive Guide on Insurance Claim Process and Resources to aid Recovery: Most, if not all, families facing recovery have not been through a fire, flood or major disaster event; our dedicated team will guide you through the process of recovery.

  • Emergency Response: Our local community leader and response teams will respond to your incident to guide you through the next steps and connect you with vital resources for recovery.

  • Financial Aid Programs: The IFF can help you explore financial assistance programs from federal, state or local agencies.

  • Community Leaders: Our network of community leaders can guide you through the application process for our relief programs.

  • Home Repair Assistance outside IFF: In some cases, we may be able to connect you with volunteers or partner organizations offering limited home repair assistance if applicants are not eligible for our programs.

Structure Fire

Our local volunteer community leaders are emergency response professionals, and will be able to walk you through the entire recovery process whether you are insured or uninsured.

If you would like to information on recovery, to match you with local, trusted recovery resources, organizations and contractors; or to simply gain a direction in your recovery, reach out here.

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Wildland Fire

Disasters strike everywhere and every community without regard. If your community has been hit by a disaster, our response team is usually already in the area providing support. If you would like to receive a recovery guide, emergency plan or general support, reach out here.

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Emergency and Disaster Response

Regardless if the incident is a individual structure fire, commercial fire, wildland fire, vehicle impact, hurricane, tornado, flooding or other disaster. Our teams are always available to support your local community and rebuild together. Find help here.

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