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 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
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
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 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
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 Rockefeller Foundation expressed enthusiasm in building up cities to be more stronger and resilient in times of looming disasters. The foundation has committed $100 million directly into city...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
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
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 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will provide more than $8 million in grants to support research to help in the long-term recovery in areas hit by Hurricane Sandy in October...more