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  • Rebuilds=420 homes X $60,000 Rehabs=860 homes X $10,000 Volunteers=$20 per hour X 7 million hours=$140 million
  • Rebuilds=420 homes X $60,000 Rehabs=860 homes X $10,000 Volunteers=$20 per hour X 7 million hours=$140 million
  • Rebuilds=420 homes X $60,000 Rehabs=860 homes X $10,000 Volunteers=$20 per hour X 7 million hours=$140 million

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  • Gulf Oil Spill: The Road Ahead
    • Where we’ve been today:
    • Ecological Impact
    • Economic Impact
    • Human Impact
    • Where we’re headed:
    • South Mississippi Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (SMVOAD)
    • Long Term Recovery Model
  • South Mississippi Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster GULF OIL SPILL SUMMIT
  • Voluntary Organizations Active In Disasters (VOAD)
    • Who we are:
    • National VOAD
    • MSVOAD
    • SMVOAD
    • SMVOAD Board Officers:
    • American Red Cross, MS Gulf Coast Chapter
    • Interfaith Disaster Task Force
    • International Relief and Development, US
    • Lutheran Episcopal Services of Mississippi
    • The Salvation Army
    • United Way of South Mississippi
    • What we do:
    • Four C’s of Community Service:
      • Communication
      • Coordination
      • Collaboration
      • Cooperation
    • How we do it:
    • Discuss common concerns
    • Identify gaps in services
    • Minimize unnecessary duplication of services
    • Promote better use of available resources
    • Manage disasters more efficiently & effectively through organized long term recovery
  • The Recovery Cycle
    • FEMA
    • Prepare, Recover, Rebuild
    • VOAD
    • Response, Relief, Recovery, Mitigation, Preparedness
    • Partnership for Long Term Recovery
  • SMVOAD Long Term Recovery Model
    • Key Components
    • Collaborative Response
      • Public-private sectors
      • Federal, state, local agencies
      • Nonprofits and businesses
      • Activate Long Term Recovery Committee (LTRC)
    • Leverage Resources
      • Each agency presents its unique capabilities to LTRC
      • Public and private funds distributed to provide services
      • Agencies agree to collaborate with LTRC to ensure client recovery
  • Steps to Recovery – Oil Spill
    • Assess Community Needs:
          • Gulf Coast Business Council (Businesses)
          • Mississippi Center for Nonprofits (Social Service Agencies)
          • SMVOAD Neighbors Helping Neighbors (Community Residents)
  • Steps to Recovery – Oil Spill
      • Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Principles
        • Outreach to broad sectors of residents
        • Listen to needs and provide assurance
        • Give access to current relief and recovery resources
        • Gap analysis: need vs. current resident situation
  • Steps to Recovery – Oil Spill
    • “ Neighbors Helping Neighbors”
      • Nonprofits in each county reach out to community residents
      • Provide assurance that assistance is available
      • Provide information and referrals to current community resource providers
      • Assess financial and non-financial impacts
      • Recommend strategies to address residents’ needs through LTRC collaboration
      • Develop community action response plan coordinated by LTRC
  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors
    • Agency Program Model Design
      • Client services only (e.g. mental health, case management)
      • Client services + direct assistance (e.g. rental assistance, foreclosure prevention, job training, food assistance)
      • Direct assistance only
    • Agency Model Must Address
      • Assistance/advocacy regarding claims
        • $20 Billion dollar new claims facility with Aug 1 target start date
      • Fear factor and collateral impact
      • Unique Mississippi impacts
  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors
    • Key Components
      • Identify Long Term Recovery Resources
        • BP funding
        • State and federal funding
        • Private donors and foundations
      • LTRC awards grants
        • Agencies agree to offer services and/or direct aid
        • Agencies bring to LTRC unmet client needs and share best practices
  • Process- Long Term Recovery Model
    • Forming:
    • LTRC identifies major goals and begins to tackle tasks: form committees, decide on scope of services, identify funding sources, and set meeting schedules
    • Storming:
    • LTRC determines scope of problems to be solved and determines leadership structure to foster joint action
    • Norming:
    • LTRC partners are settling into their role within the LTRC and committing to the plan of action
    • Performing:
    • LTRC functions as a unit, holding partners accountable, to get the job done smoothly
  • LTRC Community Impact – Hurricane Katrina
    • Clients served: 3,389
    • Community Value of Houses Rebuilt : $25.2 million
    • Community Value of Houses Rehabbed: $8.6 million
    • 700,000 Volunteers contributed 7 million hours
    • Volunteer Leveraged Funding: $140 million
  • Long Term Recovery Collaborative Process Agencies Collaborate through LTRC Agency Funded SMVOAD Activates LTRC LTRC Receives Funding SMVOAD Outreach/Assessment
      • Clients Served
      • Clients Served
      • Clients Served
    Agency Funded Agency Funded
  • Call to Action
    • Complete your form
    • “ Willing to Join LTRC”
  • Contact
    • Lori West, IRD Gulf Region Director
    • SMVOAD, Vice Chair
    • 228-864-6677, office
    • 228-223-3047, cell
    • [email_address]
    • 1223 30 th Avenue, Suite A
    • Gulfport, MS 39501