Meredith Beers of SBP, a non-profit whose mission is to shrink the time between disaster and recovery, talks about topics such as: Navigating FEMA/Insurance and Filing Claims, Mold Remediation, and Starting Construction
SBP was founded in March 2006 by two volunteers who served in Louisiana’s St. Bernard Parish following Hurricane Katrina. Seeing the inefficiency and unbearably slow progress of the institutional — or “traditional” — rebuilding process, but inspired by the residents' collective spirit and fierce determination to rebuild, they launched SBP to help them achieve their recovery goals.
With the tremendous support of donors, volunteers and corporate partners, SBP has grown from a three-person volunteer team into a national organization headquartered in New Orleans, and recognized as a leader in disaster resilience and recovery, with a mission is to shrink time between disaster and recovery.
SBP seeks to achieve its mission via five interventions:
Visit their website to learn more about SBP and their current recovery efforts in Houston.
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