Disaster Response

4th National Conference on Building Resilience through Public-Private Partnerships

The 4th National Conference on Building Resilience through Public-Private Partnerships will take place on October 15 and 16 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Washington, DC.  The conference is a partnership between the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and U.S. Northern Command.

Ed Woods
August 15, 2014
Corporate Citizenship Center

When a devastating tornado struck Henryville, Indiana, the town’s only school was destroyed along with many homes and businesses. While many community members were unsure about what to do next, the children, teachers, and parents were asking when they could return to school.

FEMA, Red Cross, and National VOAD Tap BCLC’s Gerald McSwiggan as Business Specialist for New Mass Care Council

June 8, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C.—As a nod to the importance of private-sector involvement in decision-making about disaster response, the U.S. Chamber BCLC today announced the appointment of Gerald McSwiggan to the new National Mass Care Council.

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