Disaster Recovery & Advisory

CSRS helps clients rebuild financial and physical resilience against future events and guide them through various federally-funded programs, including FEMA and HUD disaster recovery programs. Our team of architects, engineers, project managers, grant managers, and planners create one collaborative environment that leads to fine-tuned recovery capabilities, invaluable to restoring even the most disaster-affected communities.

 

With disaster recovery program management experience exceeding $5B, CSRS has succeeded at expediting projects and maximizing disaster funding for our clients while maintaining strict compliance with federal, state and local requirements. Our disaster recovery consultancy focuses on three core objectives: development and implementation of strategies to obtain all eligible funding and deploy it to the most effective recovery uses, evaluation and design of incorporating mitigation into recovery projects, and integration of meticulous oversight and quality control with efficient project delivery.

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Hazard Mitigation Proposal Development
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“I am confident that in the event of the next disaster, we have CSRS under contract to guide us before, during and after.”

 

Lona Hankins, Former Director of Capital Improvements, Recovery School District

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Suzanne Settoon

Suzanne Settoon has 12 years of experience in Emergency Management and Disaster Recovery with FEMA and SBA. As a FEMA CORE employee at FEMA’s Louisiana Recovery Office within the Branch of Public Assistance (PA) for 8 years, Mrs. Settoon served in multiple capacities from Project Specialist (PS) to Public Assistance Group Supervisor (PAGS). She worked within multiple disasters beginning with DR-1603 Hurricane Katrina, DR-1607 Hurricane Rita, DR-1786 Hurricane Gustav, DR-1792 Hurricane Ike; DR-4080 Hurricane Isaac, and most recently, DR-4228 Red River Flooding and DR-4263 Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding. Prior to her experience in PA, Mrs. Settoon worked within the Branch of Individual Assistance for two years as a Team Lead within the Applicant Services department, in which she worked with state, local, and voluntary agencies in providing temporary housing solutions to disaster survivors.

Mrs. Settoon joined CSRS in 2016 after the historic flooding of August 2016 in the Baton Rouge area. She has lead a team of grants managers to address all aspects of the City of Baton Rouge’s flood recovery, providing her technical advice to guide the City through the maze of compliance requirements, meet program deadlines, and maximize their reimbursements.  She also leads the efforts to develop feasible and effective Hazard Mitigation projects on behalf of the City of Central.