Disaster management

Helping communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters.

Your partner on the ground

Katrina. Sandy. Maria. Harvey. For over 20 years, we’ve been on the ground for some of the most significant natural disasters in U.S. history. Our teams have decades of experience working with federal, state, and local officials to effectively manage complex recovery projects.

If you’re in the path of a disaster, ICF can serve as your trusted preparedness response and recovery partner. With a demonstrated track record of results—and unmatched expertise that helped to write the federal guidelines for disaster recovery compliance—we can help you navigate the federal recovery funding landscape to get the relief you need. We will show you how to apply every dollar to make your community stronger and more resilient in the face of future storms. It is some of the most important work we will ever do. Together.

Program expertise


  • Housing
  • Buyouts
  • Infrastructure
  • Economic Revitalization
  • Using CDBG-DR as match


  • Public Assistance
  • Hazard Mitigation Assistance
    • HMGP (404)
    • Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)
  • Individual Assistance
  • Fire Management Assistance Grants (FMAGS)

Additional funding

We help clients maximize the full suite of federal recovery funding dollars including FHWA, EPA, HHS, and SBA.



Program design

Program management

  • Communications and outreach
  • Environmental reviews and historic preservation
  • Intake and eligibility determination
  • Project formulation
  • Case and grants management 
  • Procurement and contract management
  • Strategies for combining federal recovery sources
  • Relocation services
  • Reporting and analytics 
  • Compliance and monitoring
Talk to a disaster management expert