The Somerset County Long Term Recovery Committee, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the long term recovery of Somerset County, Maryland following the devastating damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012.
The Committee is composed of resident-leaders from Somerset County, representatives from non-profit and faith-based organizations, and municipal, County and State Agency representatives.
Since its formal incorporation in March, 2013 the Committee has opened 235 cases. As of September 20, 2013, 43 cases have been brought to recovery and closed, 89 cases are in the process of being recovered and 103 cases are waiting to be assessed.
Through the financial support non-profit and faith-based organizations the Committee has rented temporary offices at 384 W. Main St. in Crisfield, MD 21817. It has hired a Case Manager, Case Worker, Two Construction Managers, Data Entry Technician and Volunteer Coordinator/Office Manager. The Committee has also converted a former WWII Radar Station into a work camp to house and feed volunteer groups who want to assist with the recovery efforts.