How communities and regions recover, thrive and grow after disasters
Communities are budgeted, staffed and equipped to fulfill the statutory and customer service requirements associated with infrastructure, community service, public safety and quality of life. Most communities do not have the budget, staff and equipment to meet the extraordinary demands caused by major and catastrophic disaster on these areas of public life. Fortunately, major or catastrophic disaster is infrequent in most areas of the country.
However, when a community does suffer a serious disaster, it can be left reeling from all the important, response demands produced by disaster consequences. Such a blow makes it difficult to determine next steps, much less muster the stamina to rebuild. Massive projects like disaster debris removal, expert utility vegetation management and civil construction feel daunting, even impossible.
That’s why organizations like SDR exist. The disaster experienced team at SDR makes the impossible possible—through hands-on project management, exemplary safety practices, extraordinary work ethic and steadfast integrity—so communities can quickly thrive and grow.
DISASTER DEBRIS MANAGEMENT
Nature has no limits. Debris from hurricanes, tornados, ice storms and wildfires can cripple a community indefinitely. But with expert disaster debris removal services at work, there is hope after any storm.
While there are many priorities immediately following a disaster; the rapid opening of primary transportation routes to essential services (hospitals, police and fire stations, shelters, critical infrastructure, etc.) and public safety access is most paramount. Pre-planning, organizing and rapid deployment of road opening (debris clearance) crews opens the arteries to allow disaster response to occur.
Subsequently, properly equipped and managed debris removal crews are an essential component of a community’s early disaster recovery efforts. There are dozens and dozens of efforts the community is doing in disaster, involving thousands of people, but the one early recovery effort most people will see is the debris removal. SDR’s leadership, safety and project management staff have the experience in over a hundred successful disaster projects to excel in supporting you to help get your community back on its feet. Our experience, pre-planning and responsiveness give clients confidence that the debris removal job will be done right and supports the community’s efforts toward Federal reimbursement of costs.
UTILITY VEGETATION MANAGEMENT
Our Utility Vegetation Management service delivery provides a talented, experienced base for our disaster debris management services. This service demands detailed safety programs and strict adherence to OSHA, ANSI and environmental regulations, which is why it’s not something everybody offers. SDR’s thorough, rapid response approach to disasters serves our utility vegetation management customers well.
- ISA-Certified Arborists
- Qualified Line Clearance Arborists
- TCIA-Certified Tree Care Safety Professionals
- Skilled, Technical Tree Removal
- Extensive Wood Management Experience
Our Utility Vegetation Management and Disaster Debris Removal services often work hand in hand in a disaster. The events that create the need for disaster debris removal often demand enhanced tree work to support restoration of electrical distribution systems.
CIVIL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES
While often necessary after a disaster, civil construction projects are proactive endeavors and can help mitigate future disaster affects. Managing an environmentally sensitive beach, creek or river requires a unique combination of technical expertise and environmental know-how. After all, successful land reclamation and restoration projects are those that are accomplished on time and on budget. Common civil construction projects include:
- Beach Renourishment
- Emergency Berm Restoration/Cleaning
- Waterways/Bank Stabilization
- Levee Repair
- Wetland Restoration
- Clearing/Grubbing/Pad Construction
No matter how complicated the project, SDR delivers success without surprises. You can expect immediate action and expertise that create results, so your community can recover, thrive and grow. Find out more at GoSDR.com.