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.
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) will be approving grants to help rural communities in Pennsylvania protect against and prevent fire hazards in forested, undeveloped and...more
Volunteers shortage impedes ambulance support for small towns in Australia and has the locals worried.
According to Terry Whales of the SA Ambulance Service, most stations in Australia are manned...more
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has approved $5.6 million in low-cost loans to be granted to small business owners in the area.
Businesses include restaurants, nightclubs and a...more
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
A new Sandy grant program, the Home Repair and Advocacy Program, aims to help seniors and people with disabilities with expenses related to rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy.
The program offers up...more
Following the tornado that hit Beaver Crossing, disaster response agencies like the American red Cross and a slew of volunteers were ready to help victims in their disaster relief efforts.
The National League of Cities (NLC) lobbied Congress to support middle-class and low income property owners by passing the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (H.R. 3370).
NLC is committed...more
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 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