Expediting sustainable recovery for survivors of natural disasters.

"Dear Compass 82, Money from Red Cross arrived and I am moving into the studio house January 1. Thank you for being there, for reassuring us that there is help out there, and for making it happen. I feel we matter when I talk to you and I sleep better knowing you exist." ~ Daniella S., Florida

Count On Us to Fast-Track Your Disaster Recovery

Backed by 65 years of combined experience in on the ground emergency management and in-depth disaster recovery, Compass 82’s refined and proven approach to expedited sustainable recovery of ravaged communities minimizes the complexities of the recovery process.

Our comprehensive “Educate > Advocate > Navigate” system is designed to guide disaster survivors in the right direction by immediately establishing and implementing a recovery plan during the early days following a disaster and ensuring local, state, federal, and nonprofit service providers are accessible and maximized.

We put survivors and communities on the fast-track to sustainable recovery through:

  • Expert navigation of insurance claims for property damage and loss due to flood, wind, and fire
  • Customized disaster recovery plan coordination and guidance
  • Connecting survivors with local, state, federal, and nonprofit resources and services
  • Educational workshops for survivors and trainings for professionals
  • Thorough understanding of post-disaster mental and emotional distress

With our one-of-a-kind, highly proactive, compassionate, and expert approach, we are a problem-solving force which no disaster can match.

Count on us when it comes to planning and fast-tracking your disaster recovery.

Compass 82 Pillar 1 is Education

From the onset of disaster to complete, sustainable recovery, our educational workshops break down the necessary steps for all stages of recovery in a way that is easy and comprehensible for all parties involved.

Compass 82 Pillar 2 is Insurance Advocacy

Our insurance advocacy experts ease the burden for policyholders by establishing a navigation plan for your insurance claim, verifying claim accuracy, and maximizing policy benefits while avoiding third-party consultant fees.

Compass 82 Pillar 3 is Recovery Solutions with Partners

We simplify and fast-track recovery not only for disaster survivors but the organizations designed to assist them. Our customized guidance and collaborative solutions back non-profit, business, and governmental partners that support disaster-impacted communities.


Sue Marticek in Florida after Hurricane Florience

In response to the formation of Hurricanes Florence, Isaac, and Helene, Compass 82 creates informational tip-sheets to help southeastern U.S. homeowners prepare for and recover from potential floods. Find out more about our efforts here.



Compass 82 in Big Pine Key, FL after Hurricane Irma

Compass 82’s response to Hurricane Irma results in Disaster Case Management Program Grant for Miami-Dade & Monroe Counties, putting Compass 82 at the frontline with the survivors to address their specific needs.



Town Hall, Hitchcock, TX - Hurricane Harvey

Four weeks after Hurricane Harvey left a wake of destruction in Texas, Compass 82 is on the ground and ready to help devastated Texans recover, rebuild, and restore. Read what happened here.


Thank you to our partners for supporting our recovery efforts.

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