Disaster Services News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Following the disastrous flood that hit Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in Florida, the United Way of Escambia County calls on volunteers for flood relief projects.
Volunteers at these following...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' new National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters targets the needs of children in disasters.
The new committee will dispense provide...more
Waterloo is accepting applications for federal flood recovery funds that are geared to develop multi-family rental housing in the city.
The Iowa Economic Development Authority is providing a sixth...more
The One Aliquippa Volunteer Action Team, a volunteer group composed of high school and college students, has donated $200 to two families whose homes were recently struck by fire.
Town and city of Amsterdam and the town of Florida residents met with NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program committee to catch on about the various flood recovery plans that could help them...more
The aftermath of the Kenai Peninsula wildfire in Alaska has left its residents displaced by the conflagration.
When the American Red Cross prepared a temporary shelter at an elementary school to...more
Designer Michael McDaniel sought to create better disaster shelters. His Exo Housing System, which he claimed was inspired by a coffee cup, aims to help Hurricane Katrina victims in their recovery,...more
The Forest Preserve's Volunteer Snowmobile Safety Patrol team has been keeping snowmobile trails safe for nearly five years.
The volunteer patrol started in response to snowmobile crashes at...more