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 Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center is going to conduct a workshop on community development block grants and loans targeted to businesses hurt by flooding last September.
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
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 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.
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
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
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
Spearheaded by Baruch College's School of Public Affairs and the Human Services Council of New York (HSC), a new survey of more than 100 human services nonprofits reveals serious, ongoing housing...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