Emergency & Disaster Response

Determine the right equipment you may need in an emergency with our Disaster Recovery Equipment Guide.

When natural disasters hit or an immediate response is critical, we offer customers 24/7 emergency response support to help quickly mitigate damage and loss. As a leading equipment rental provider, we understand the unique needs of remediation and restoration projects, and our aerial work platforms, emergency power generation, HVAC solutions, and scaffolding services are readily available to help you address an unexpected situation.



Regardless of your location, our extensive network of branches throughout North America allow us to provide turnkey services and rental equipment wherever you need them.  Whether you’re dealing with a fire or flood, we are your one-stop-shop for all of your equipment needs.

  • Aerial work platforms
  • Bridging
  • Climate control
  • Compressed air and air tools
  • Electric tools
  • Floor care
  • Ground protection
  • Material handling
  • Portable lighting
  • Power generation
  • Pressure washers
  • Pumping solutions
  • Remediation & restoration
  • Scaffolding and ladders
  • Trench shoring
  • Utility carts

Pickup and Delivery

Our climate control, ground protection, storm resource center, and remediation and restoration solutions are available for delivery and pickup at your convenience. We have what you need to help you address an unexpected situation. With over 1000+ locations, we are close by to support any of your urgent requests.

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Contingency Planning

When disasters strike, whether natural or man-made, your company’s day-to-day operations stand the risk of complete shutdown. A well-crafted contingency plan will reduce downtime and increase productivity, saving your business time and money. Sunbelt Rentals will work with you to develop and implement a customized contingency plan to fit your needs and budget.


Equipment for Disaster Response Units

Restoration professionals can rely on Sunbelt Rentals for the emergency equipment and support services they need to provide immediate response to communities struck by catastrophic events. Always on alert, Sunbelt Rentals disaster response units are strategically positioned throughout the U.S. to mobilize equipment to affected areas, even before the storm hits.

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Reliable Performance

Emergency response scenarios demand reliable equipment that can perform in any environment. With more than 1000+ locations, our industry professionals maintain and routinely service each piece of Sunbelt Rentals equipment. We promise our customers we will MAKE IT HAPPEN by quickly and easily providing the equipment solutions and services you expect.

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Backed by one of the largest generator fleets in the industry, we’re equipped to help you adequately prepare for utility outages, redundancy, natural disasters, scheduled maintenance, and permanent asset arrival. Renting portable and containerized generators allows you to ensure steady and reliable power for both planned and unplanned scenarios.

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The Rental Advantage

Renting tools and equipment means reduced overhead, cutting costs by eliminating the need for storage, maintenance, costly repair, and staff. Renting also provides you with flexibility to perform seasonal, temporary, or specialized work without the added cost of ownership for items not commonly used on a daily basis. Rentals come with 24/7 support for when you have equipment-related needs after normal business hours. Avoid maintaining your own equipment inventory, and use Sunbelt Rentals to customize, rent, and exchange.

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Sunbelt Stories

Featured Emergency Response Case Studies

Boston Bay Blackout Case Study

Sunbelt Rentals Recovers Big City After One of Largest Power Outages

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Lumberton Dewatering

A tale of two hurricanes: How we saved one NC town from two catastrophic floods

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CA Wildfires

Improving air quality in the worst wildfire season ever

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Emergency Power Solutions Case Study

Tornado Outbreak: Sunbelt Rentals Powers Plant After Outage

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Power When You Need It

When emergencies happen, we deliver power generation systems to you when and where you need them – quickly. Our generator rentals supply consistent, reliable power under difficult conditions for any length of time.

Portable Power Generation
Move the Job Forward

Whether the load is 100 lbs. or 1,000, Sunbelt Rentals has the material handling equipment for your job. Our portable material lifts, fork lifts and pallet trucks are ideal for moving everything from drywall to large appliances.

Material Handling
Get to the Heights you Need

Sunbelt Rentals can help you reach heights up to 135 feet in order to do the job right. We have an extensive amount of scissor lifts, aerial work platforms, and manlifts that can boost you to the heights you need.

Working at Height
Heat it, Cool it, Dehumidify it

Our refrigerant and desiccant dehumidifiers, skid/trailer mounted air conditioners, indirect-fired and electric heaters can restore fire, flood, and mold and mildew-damaged buildings, quickly and efficiently.

Dehumidifying & Drying

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