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The report provides examples and information from seven years of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s ESF14 Long-Term Community Recovery experiences. It documents elements of successful recovery, challenges encountered and lessons learned. December 2, 2011.
National Preparedness Goal defines what it means for the whole community to be prepared for all types of disasters and emergencies. The document describes 31 core capabilities that address the greatest risks to the nation. Capabilities are organized into five mission areas. Recovery is one of the mission areas. September 2011.
The Presidential Policy Directive 8: National Preparedness March 30, 2011 requires an annual report summarizing progress in building, sustaining and delivering the core capabilities defined in the National Preparedness Goal. Each of the following reports contain information on recovery.
The 2014 National Preparedness Report is the third annual report updating and expanding upon findings from the previous two years. The recovery section, beginning on page 63, reports that substantial progress has been made in coordinating disaster recovery and in implementing the National Disaster Recovery Framework.
2013 National Preparedness Report
2012 National Preparedness Report
National Health Security Strategy (NHSS) and Implementation Plan 2015-2018 - The document describes a vision and goal for national health security and identifies five strategic objectives. Health system recovery is identified as important in achieving national health security goals. The document lists activities stakeholders may perform in support of priorities and states that “All organizations-including those that do not have health security as their primary mission-need to develop, train, and exercise response and recovery plans in coordination with community partners.”