he Whole Community concept means that residents, emergency management practitioners, organization and community leaders, and government officials:

he Whole Community concept means that residents, emergency management practitioners, organization
and community leaders, and government officials:

  • Work together to assess the needs of their respective communities and determine the best ways to organize and strengthen their assets, capacities, and interests.
  • Prioritize which members of the community will receive assistance if response and recovery resources are limited.
  • ely on the expertise and resources of the Federal Government to rebuild their communities in a safer, stronger way following a disaster.
  • Become self-reliant in responding to disaster so that they will not need to request assistance through mutual aid or other means.

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