Linn Area Partners Active in Disaster (LAP-AID) is a coalition of organizations

who seek to increase resilience and minimize the impact of emergencies and disasters.

Phases of Disaster


Mitigation efforts are attempts to prevent hazards from developing into disasters altogether or to reduce the effects of disasters.


Preparedness is how we change behavior to limit the impact of disaster events on people.


The response phase includes the mobilization of the necessary emergency services and first responders in the disaster area.


The aim of the recovery phase is to restore the affected area to its previous state.

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317 7th Ave. SE, Suite 401
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Phone: 319-398-5372
Fax: 319-398-5381

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