Southeast Disaster Recovery Partnership


The Southeast coastal region is vulnerable to a variety of disasters that can horizontal-logo-sdrpimpact the vitality and long-term viability of its coastal communities. Planning for the disaster recovery process provides an opportunity to build resilience to future hurricanes, flooding, and other hazards.

The Southeast Disaster Recovery Partnership (SDRP) has been established to strengthen the ability of the Southeast’s coastal economy and environment to recover from the next coastal storm. This Partnership will provide the training, resources, information, and industry support the coastal communities need to effectively bounce back.

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Project Goals

GOAL 1 Support the states in enhancing the ability of coastal communities to prepare strong recovery plans

  • Invest in projects that advance recovery planning efforts in each state
  • Prepare and share customized training and tools
  • Implement the National Disaster Recovery Framework at the local level


GOAL 2 Build the capacity of businesses to engage in recovery planning and build awareness of recovery resources


  • Establish a Resilient Business Network of private sector partners
  • Assess the challenges businesses face in recovery planning
  • Design programs to improve business engagement and support


GOAL 3 Build regional capacity for recovery planning

  • Collaborate across the region to learn from state and local experiences
  • Engage stakeholders to share best practices and expand recovery planning initiatives



State Leads and Co-PIs Advisory Committee Private Sector Partners
North Carolina Emergency Management Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence Anderson Insurance Associates
South Carolina Emergency Management Division FEMA Atlantic Business Continuity Services
Georgia Department of Natural Resources – Coastal
Management Division
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety
NOAA Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
SC Sea Grant Consortium Verizon
The Nature Conservancy

Contact Us

We welcome inquiries from interested parties or potential new partners.


Amanda Martin – Project Coordinator


Funding for this project is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA Award No. NA16NOS4730007) through the Coastal States Stewardship Foundation to the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA).