Disaster Response

U.S. Chamber Launches Interactive Pakistan Map to Aid Business Involvement in Flood Response

October 1, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.—This week, the U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center unveiled the Pakistan Flood Response Map, an interactive website to accomplish real-time, in-depth information sharing to assist companies and humanitarian organizations responding to the massive floods in Pakistan. The map, made possible by a grant from theAbbott Fund, the philanthropic foundation for the global health care company, Abbott, includes data on 450 projects, representing 130 organizations, 80 businesses, and more than one billion dollars in contributions to the Pakistan’s recovery effort.

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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