Disaster Assistance

AllenES has provided an array of preparedness, response and recovery services to private and public clients across the Southeast. With nine offices located across five states, our firm has experienced professionals available to assist in the Post Hurricane Harvey response and recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana.

AllenES has a staff of diverse and experienced professionals, and we have engineers, planners, scientists, landscape architects, program managers, and construction managers skilled and standing at the ready to assist.

AllenES professionals have been involved in previous post-disaster efforts including 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita, Hurricane Ike, Hurricane Gustav, and the 2011 Mississippi River Flooding. Our professionals have provided post-disaster services in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

AllenES has experience working with state and Federal emergency management agencies, as well as local governments through the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Program. AllenES can assist local governments in damage assessments, debris management, development of FEMA PA Project Worksheets, and other necessary documentation to ensure that local governments are able to restore critical services and receive federal reimbursements in a timely manner. AllenES’ experience includes all categories of PA including Emergency Protective Measures (EPM), debris assessment, removal, and management, and other categories specific to restoration of public services and facilities.

Example services are provided below:

Preparedness Services

  • Hazard Mitigation Planning
  • Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessments
  • Climate Change Planning
  • Development and Implementation of Resilience Initiatives
  • Smart Growth Modeling
  • Sustainable Development
  • Stormwater Runoff Management Projects
  • Alternative Shoreline Management Projects

Response Services

  • Grant Funding Assistance
  • Post-Disaster Assessment, Clean-Up, and Reclamation
  • Emergency Sanitation and Water Treatment
  • Debris Collection and Disposal
  • Planning, Coordination, and Support
  • Landfill Management
  • Permitting, Design, and Construction Oversight
  • Fast-Tracked Staging Areas
  • Waste Stream Segregation for Cost-Effective Disposal
  • Mapping Disaster Impacted & Prone Areas
  • Assessing Future Risk of Flooding and Sea Level Rise

Recovery Services

  • Policy Development for Long-Range Recovery
  • Local Government Coordination
  • Ordinance Development
  • Public Outreach and Involvement
  • Flood Plain Management Planning
  • Mapping Demographic Components of Recovery
  • Contingency Planning and Modeling
  • Community Redevelopment
  • Community Workshops and Charrettes
  • Long-Range Redevelopment Plans