Disaster Recovery

Title Description Topics
Mold & Mildew: Cleaning up your Flood Damaged Home This FEMA booklet provides an overview of mold. Recommendations & Guidance
CDC: Remediation and Infection Control Considerations for Reopening Healthcare Facilities Closed Due to Extensive Water and Wind This CDC webpage provides information to assist healthcare facilities with the tasks involved during clean-up and reopening. Links to electronic copies of recommendations from governmental agencies and professional associations are provided. Implementation of these measures is meant to be followed in accordance with state and local certification requirements, completion of building and fire inspections, and other relevant state or local regulations. Recommendations & Guidance
CDC: Healthcare Water System Repair Following Disruption of Water Supply This CDC webpage provides information to help healthcare facilities prepare contingency plans that identify: 1) the total demand for potable water; 2) the quantity of replacement water (e.g., bottled water) required for a minimum of 24 hours when the water system is down; 3) mechanisms for emergency water distribution; and 4) procedures for correcting drops in water pressure that affect operation of essential devices and equipment that are driven or cooled by a water system. Recommendations & Guidance
CDC: Checklist for Infection Control Concerns When Reopening Healthcare Facilities Closed due to Extensive Water and Wind Damage This CDC page offers a checklist and other information to assist healthcare facilties assess safety of building damaged due to excess wind and water. Recommendations & Guidance
CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response - Disaster Cleanup CDC Information on Cleanup following a disaster Recommendations & Guidance
CDC Emergency Preparedness - Return Home CDC Information on returning home after a disaster Recommendations & Guidance
CDC Emergency Preparedness - Personal Hygiene After Disaster CDC Information on personal hygiene after a disaster Recommendations & Guidance
After Flooding Proper Cleanup of Mold & Mildew This comprehensive FEMA webpage details the problems associated with mold and mildew and resources for cleanup. Recommendations & Guidance

WV Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

WV Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management