At SHEPHERD we have been assisting local governments nationally since 2008 with Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).  We are proud of our outstanding reputation for delivering disaster recovery programs for councils and our ability to assist with all related disaster recovery management tasks.

Specialising in Natural Disaster Restoration Projects, the SHEPHERD Team have a wealth of experience working and reporting within current guidelines to ensure compliance with both the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) and Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).

Our core services in relation to natural disaster restoration include:

  • Rapid mobilisation and deployment of disaster response project team;
  • Damage survey and data capture;
  • Onsite technical inspection and engineering assessment;
  • Ground truthing of Data Capture;
  • Form 4 preparation and submission;
  • Preparation and submission of Monthly Process Claims to QRA;
  • Relationship management and liaison with QRA;
  • Establishing collaborative working relationship with Council;
  • Performance and data integrity reporting to Council; and
  • Audit and acquittal of the event (Project Closeout).

We have delivered DRFA projects ranging from $3M to $330M, so no matter the size of your disaster event we have the expertise to assist you with all related disaster recovery management tasks.