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"Everything will be okay in the end.
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RECOVERY

TOPEKA

"Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end."
John Lennon

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TOPEKA SHAWNEE COUNTY COMMUNITY RECOVERY

The Topeka Shawnee County Community Recovery is composed of key organizations and leadership from varying segments and talents within the community.

The lead coordinating organizations to facilitate the Topeka, Shawnee Counties recovery are the City of Topeka, Shawnee County, and The Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce.

The Core Recovery Team is representative of key organizations, community groups and individuals who have a vested interest in the community’s recovery, they will assist in the recovery process and advise on matters related to impact and recovery. It is preferred they have the capacity and role to make decisions on behalf of the representing organization.

Mission Statement:
To build the communities capacity to recover from the Covid-19 crisis through the development of necessary response, resources, and effective planning with public and private stakeholders, resulting in an enhanced quality of life and improved economic prosperity for Topeka, Shawnee County’s future.

Vision Statement:
A community fully recovered and with renewed momentum following the Covid-19 crisis, fully capable of responding to future threats. 

Phases of Recovery

The phases of recovery will overlap as recovery efforts progress. They include:

  • Immediate Impact: The short-term recovery phase is responsive to immediate toward managing through the crisis, solutions serve as stop gap measures while in crisis.
    • Shelter
    • Utilities - Water, Electricity, Gas
    • Internet
    • Food
    • Access to Communication
    • Business Impact
    • Financial impact and support
    • Educational support
  • Monitoring & Mitigation: This phase is a transition from response to recovery involving mitigation of potential issues, monitoring continued progression of recovery, and strengthening recovery momentum.
    • Ongoing support and response to crisis needs with transition to sustainable options
    • Information and training for stakeholders to conduct needs assessment, gap analysis of a recovery plan, continuity plan and/or resiliency plan.
    • Facilitate ongoing multi-channel communication of resource and recovery information
    • Financial Impact, assessment and support
  • Long-term Recovery: This phase of recovery supports transition to self-sufficiency, sustainability, and resilience. Long-term recovery may continue for months or years after the event.
    • Long-term financial impact, opportunity and sustainability
    • Education and Training toward individual and organizational self-sufficiency

TOPEKA SHAWNEE COUNTY COMMUNITY RECOVERY

The Topeka Shawnee County Community Recovery is composed of key organizations and leadership from varying segments and talents within the community.

The lead coordinating organizations to facilitate the Topeka, Shawnee Counties recovery are the City of Topeka, Shawnee County, and The Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce.

The Core Recovery Team is representative of key organizations, community groups and individuals who have a vested interest in the community’s recovery, they will assist in the recovery process and advise on matters related to impact and recovery. It is preferred they have the capacity and role to make decisions on behalf of the representing organization.

Mission Statement:
To build the communities capacity to recover from the Covid-19 crisis through the development of necessary response, resources, and effective planning with public and private stakeholders, resulting in an enhanced quality of life and improved economic prosperity for Topeka, Shawnee County’s future.

Vision Statement:
A community fully recovered and with renewed momentum following the Covid-19 crisis, fully capable of responding to future threats.

Phases of Recovery

The phases of recovery will overlap as recovery efforts progress. They include:

  • Immediate Impact: The short-term recovery phase is responsive to immediate toward managing through the crisis, solutions serve as stop gap measures while in crisis.
    • Shelter
    • Utilities - Water, Electricity, Gas
    • Internet
    • Food
    • Access to Communication
    • Business Impact
    • Financial impact and support
    • Educational support
  • Monitoring & Mitigation: This phase is a transition from response to recovery involving mitigation of potential issues, monitoring continued progression of recovery, and strengthening recovery momentum.
    • Ongoing support and response to crisis needs with transition to sustainable options
    • Information and training for stakeholders to conduct needs assessment, gap analysis of a recovery plan, continuity plan and/or resiliency plan.
    • Facilitate ongoing multi-channel communication of resource and recovery information
    • Financial Impact, assessment and support
  • Long-term Recovery: This phase of recovery supports transition to self-sufficiency, sustainability, and resilience. Long-term recovery may continue for months or years after the event.
    • Long-term financial impact, opportunity and sustainability
    • Education and Training toward individual and organizational self-sufficiency

RECOVERY UPDATES

RECOVERY UPDATES

June 6, 2020
The Topeka Shawnee County Community Recovery Taskforce released a survey to gather the current condition of the people. Voice your input by taking the survey. ENGLISH VERSION or SPANISH VERSION 

June 5, 2020
City of Topeka releases the June Food Pantries Meal Program Resource. Both in English and Spanish.

June 5, 2020
Shawnee County Issues their specific orders for Ad Astra 3.0 - See the full PDF Here.

May 21, 2020
Shawnee County Issues their specific orders for Ad Astra 2.0 - See the full PDF Here.

May 21, 2020
Funding & Philanthropy Taskforce releases their Greater Topeka Partnership Covid-19 Resource Guide - See the digital guide here or download the PDF here.

May 19, 2020
Shawnee County releases the Safe Memorial Day Guidance - See the full PDF Here

May 16, 2020
Shawnee County Issues their specific orders for Ad Astra 1.5 - See the full PDF Here.

May 4, 2020
Get your Recovery Badges to use while supporting the Topeka, Shawnee County Recovery below. There are three options to choose from and you can access both English and Spanish versions here.

May 1, 2020
Topeka, Shawnee County Recovery Task Force Releases their Guide to Re-opening Shawnee County - Read the Full Guide Here

April 30, 2020
Governor Laura Kelly Announces Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas - See the Plan Here

April 16, 2020
Formation of the Topeka, Shawnee County Recovery Task Force - See the Press Release Here

RECOVERY
TASKFORCES

RECOVERY
TASKFORCES

Members of the taskforce represent community leadership from the various organizations within the recovery focus areas. Each task force is charged to ensure the appropriate stakeholders are in place to create positive change.

The Co-Chairs of the taskforces serve on the Core Recovery Team as guiding leadership to overall community efforts.

Members of the Core Recovery Team Include:
Community Recovery Taskforce Chair
Michelle Cuevas-Stubblefield, SVP of Strategy, Greater Topeka Partnership

Core Recovery Team Advisor
Mayor Michelle De La Isla, City of Topeka

LOCAL SOURCES FOR PPE

LOCAL SOURCES FOR PPE

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Local vendors have been selling products that can help keep you safe during these times of recovery. Get your personal protective equipment at any one of these outlets to support local and also keep yourself healthy.

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