Economic Recovery after a Disaster

After a major disaster, the California Disaster Recovery Framework suggests the activation of the State Economic Recovery Support Function (RSF) to provide guidance to State-level Economic leadership, members, and potential partners in support of the Economic Core Capability:

Return economic and business activities (including food and agriculture) to a healthy state and develop new business and employment opportunities that result in a sustainable and economically viable community.

The mission of the Economic RSF is to integrate the expertise of the State and Federal governments in order to support and enhance the efforts of local and tribal governments and the private sector to sustain and/or rebuild businesses and employment, and to develop economic opportunities that result in sustainable and economically resilient communities after natural and man-made disasters.

Members of the CA Economic RSF include:

  • ​California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Coordinating)
  • California Agricultural Labor Relations Board
  • California Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency
  • California Coastal Commission
  • California Department of Business Oversight
  • California Department of Consumer Affairs
  • California Department of Consumer Affairs – Contractors State License Board
  • California Department of Education
  • California Department of Finance
  • California Department of Food and Agriculture
  • California Department of General Services
  • California Department of Housing and Community Development
  • California Department of Industrial Relations
  • California Department of Insurance
  • California Department of Motor Vehicles
  • California Department of Technology
  • California Department of Transportation
  • California Employment Development Department
  • California Environmental Protection Agency
  • California Franchise Tax Board
  • California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
  • California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research
  • California Housing and Finance Agency
  • California Labor and Workforce Development Agency
  • California Secretary of State/State Archives
  • California Seismic Safety Commission
  • California State Board of Equalization
  • California State Treasurer’s Office

Some resources available to aid businesses after a disaster: