TOMS RIVER, NJ, September 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Compass 82, the national not-for-profit disaster recovery organization based in New Jersey, responds to the devastation of Hurricane Ida in Garden State with the implementation of a new early response program called JUMPSTART.
Designed to assist survivors in the critical first days after a disaster, JUMPSTART will connect Compass 82’s experienced disaster recovery browsers to affected homeowners, preparing them for their recovery journey.
As local community resources take the time to assess, fundraise and mobilize, Compass 82 will prepare survivors for their long-term recovery by connecting with them and offering essential knowledge and advice immediately afterward. This timely support provides survivors with a framework to understand disaster recovery programs, timelines, and the various entities that can be activated, including FEMA, SBA, disaster management, and disaster recovery groups. long term. JUMPSTART’s early intervention efforts ensure a smooth transition from intervention to recovery.
“JUMPSTART is the culmination of decades of disaster recovery experience and our lessons from devastating storms like Sandy, Michael, Irma and Harvey,” said Susan marticek, Compass 82 Founder and Executive Director. “We truly believe this early intervention will help bridge the gap between response and recovery, help survivors avoid costly mistakes and ultimately get them home faster.”
From now on, September 16, 2021, Compass 82 will launch JUMPSTART by opening a statewide IDA helpline and providing immediate practical advice and support to the many affected residents across New Jersey.
IDA Helpline 609-629-2900
About the compass 82
With over 65 years of combined experience in field emergency management, insurance advocacy, hands-on education and training, and support network programming, Compass 82 aims to be a pioneer in disaster recovery. nationwide, providing accelerated, comprehensive and proven solutions, tools and resources that systematically connect homeowners, insurance companies, nonprofits and government agencies to accelerate sustainable recovery.
For more information and announcements from Compass 82 and to follow their latest disaster recovery efforts, visit their website [http://compass82.org], The Facebook page [https://www.facebook.com/Compass82/], and Instagram profile [https://www.instagram.com/compass82/].
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