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.
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 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
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 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
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
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 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
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 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