Chapter 8 DDR

  1. Aerial Assessment
    Review of damage conducted in helicopters or planes and is especially useful when roads are blocked or flooding is widespread.
  2. Aggregate Debris
    Trash that includes asphalt and concrete from damaged roads and bridges.
  3. Construction and demolition debris
    Trash that includes wood, metal, wiring, insulation, tar or clay shingles and other types of materials.
  4. Damage Assessment
    A process of identifying the extent of destruction, including individual impact as well as overall economic losses in the community.
  5. Debris Management
    The collection, sorting, storage, transportation, and disposal or recycling of ruble, destroyed materials, and other wastes associated with a disaster. It also incorporates long-term measures to dispose of debris in an environmentally sound manner.
  6. Disaster Declaration
    A statement that the community or state cannot respond effectively without outside assistance.
  7. Lump-sum Contracts
    Contracts that provide payment for completion of a well-defined scope of work (when debris is concentrated).
  8. Preliminary or Detailed Assessment
    Review of damage that is performed within days or weeks after the disaster and seeks to determine the need for out-side assistance.
  9. Rapid or Initial Assessment
    Review of damage that is conducted immediately when a disaster occurs and seeks to gain a quick comprehension of deaths, injuries, victim needs, and overall scope of the disaster.
  10. Technical or Engineering Asssessment
    Review of damage that is performed days, weeks, or months after the disaster to determine the exact value of losses and requirements for rebuilding.
  11. Time and Material Contracts
    Agreements that are based on labor and equipment costs and are suitable for rights-of-way clearance and should not exceed 70 hours according to FEMA regulations for reimbursement.
  12. Unit Price Contracts
    Agreements that are based on truckload sizes and are most common in disasters when the exact quantity of debris is unknown.
  13. Vegetative Debris
    Trash that includes broken tree limbs, tree stumps, brush, leaf, and yard waste.
  14. Walkthrough or Site Visit
    A tour of the damaged areas by foot to determine the amount and type of disaster assistance households, businesses, and the government.
  15. Windshield or Drive-Through Assessment
    An evaluation performed in a vehicle and is completed without leaving the vehicle.
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Chapter 8 DDR
Chapter 8 DDR Spring 2016