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.
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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