Work Will Extend Repair/Reconstruction Efforts and Build Community Resilience Across the Island
RESTON, Va., Jan. 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Department of Housing (PRDOH) recently awarded global consulting and technology services provider ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) a new $51 million contract to support the commonwealth's single-family disaster recovery and mitigation programs. The contract has a term of three years, with an option to extend for an additional 24 months.
Under the contract, ICF will expand its implementation support of PRDOH's Community Development Block Grant for Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) and Community Development Block Grant for Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) grant programs to repair and rebuild homes damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria and build resilience against future natural disasters. It represents a significant expansion of ICF's large and growing CDBG-MIT project portfolio.
"Our primary goals in Puerto Rico remain unchanged: support a resilient recovery while investing in exceptional local talent to build future capacity," said Andrew H. LaVanway, ICF senior vice president for disaster management. "We, in partnership with PRDOH, are driven by results, and this award is a testament to the ability of our team—staffed, managed and led by Puerto Ricans—to get families back into safe, resilient homes."
ICF has successfully managed recoveries for the largest and most complex natural disasters in U.S. history by bringing together best-in-class implementation, compliance, environmental review, construction management, risk management, data reporting and grants management experts to swiftly resolve clients' most complex problems. The company supports communities across the disaster management lifecycle and is an industry leader in end-to-end mitigation services—from assessment to public engagement and planning through implementation.
Read more about ICF's efforts to help rebuild in Puerto Rico, and its disaster management and climate and resilience services.
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