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About Disaster and Emergency Management

A Tetra Tech employee monitors a crane as it picks up disaster debris along a roadway on a cloudy day

Tetra Tech has the experience, skills, and resources to assist public and private sector clients in preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.

Navigating the path to a better tomorrow

Tetra Tech is a partner in times of emergency. With decades of experience supporting pre- and post-disaster operations, Tetra Tech helps inform critical decision-making and navigate the complex continuum of impacts of and natural events.

Dedicated partners for community resilience

Our clients rely on Tetra Tech to maintain focus on the big picture while they plan for and respond to the hazards facing their communities. Our team integrates seamlessly into emergency management and recovery operations to serve our clients both in the short and long term. Preparedness for and recovery from large-scale disasters can take years and significant resources. We support our clients well before disaster strikes and long after power has been restored.

Leading with Science® and powered by innovation

We solve complex problems using proven methodologies, technologies, and tools developed by scientists and engineers, with a focus on long-term resilience and future-proof solutions. We prepare our clients with innovative tools for a more resilient future should disaster strike again. Our robust, proprietary data management systems seamlessly track data in real-time throughout the entire project lifecycle, providing communities with the critical information they need.

Trusted for reliability, speed, and cost-effectiveness

Geographically vulnerable communities rely on Tetra Tech to deliver excellent results in preparedness, mitigation, disaster response, and short- and long-term recovery. We provide scalable solutions powered by leading experts and time-saving technologies to communities across the United States, regardless of geographic location, community size, or hazard risk.

Maximizing U.S. federal grant funds for disaster-affected communities

We help communities navigate the web of complex and ever-changing disaster recovery legislation, policy, guidance, and requirements so they can access critical funding from programs like the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance Program, FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program. Our experts build on lessons learned responding to disasters to guide our clients through the multifaceted path to capturing U.S. federal grant funds.


years in disaster recovery


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debris projects managed


billion reimbursed to clients

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