Disasters, both natural and man-made, bring with them a unique set of circumstances for officials responsible for the recovery of affected areas. And when these circumstances prove to be too much of a challenge for local and state officials the Federal Emergency Management Agency offers the support that is often needed to get the lives of citizens back on track.
Green Structured Homes of Alabama has worked with FEMA to provide relief to many Americans suffering from the effects of a disaster by constructing modular homes to address temporary housing needs. Visit cullmantimes.com to know more about Barbara Stokes.
The homes constructed by GSH Alabama meet all federal guidelines and provide more than adequate safety and accessibility to residents. Quality materials are used to build the homes and they are easily constructed on site in a matter of days.
GSH Alabama is owned and operated by founder and chief executive officer Barbara Stokes. Stokes’ husband Scott is the company’s acting chief operating officer.
The company has its headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama and rapidly expanded operations to include eight states in the country when the stellar work it performed as a Disaster Relief Construction Contractor prompted FEMA to offer the company a $28.5 million contract to meet the needs of disaster survivors. This brought the total of contracts the company received in a two year period to $45 million.
Fema, which is well-versed at what works and what does not work when it comes to disaster relief, did a complete overhaul of its National Relief Framework in following the Hurricane Katrina disaster that ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi.
The living structured constructed by GSH homes have met all FEMA standards and come complete with kitchens, bathrooms, and sprinkler systems. The homes are energy efficient and are perfect for restoring the quality of life necessary in order for affected individuals to begin the process of rebuilding their lives.
GSH Alabama seems to have developed the perfect blueprint by providing inexpensive living quarters that standardize the cost of the project without sacrificing any of the comfort or functionality that disaster victims inhabiting the structures deserve.
GSH Alabama is looking forward to a long-lasting relationship with FEMA as both continue their efforts to provide disaster relief efforts to Americans. Read more at Business Insider.