Disaster Recovery Team

The State Disaster Recovery Team (DRT) is created by Executive Order. It consists of representatives of 25 State and quasi-state agencies which have expertise, programs or resources that can assist individuals, families, businesses and communities following a disaster.  Other agencies may be added on an ad hoc basis.

The purpose of the DRT is to:

  • Assist with the preparation of the State Interagency Recovery Plan;
  • Respond to area or statewide emergencies as requested to coordinate their recovery efforts; and
  • Assist in appropriate short-, mid- and long-term recovery efforts

Member agencies include:

  • Maine Emergency Management Agency (chair; the Governor may appoint an independent chair for long-term recovery)
  • Department of Administrative and Financial Services
  • Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
  • Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management
  • Department of Economic and Community Development
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Environmental Protection
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Marine Resources
  • Department of Professional and Financial Regulation
  • Department of Transportation
  • Governor's Office of Energy Independence and Security
  • Finance Authority of Maine
  • Maine State Housing Authority
  • Maine Turnpike Authority
  • Maine Commission for Community Service
  • Office of the Attorney General
  • Maine Historic Preservation Commission
  • Maine State Archives
  • Maine State Library
  • Maine State Museum
  • The Governor's Office

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