The flood that affected Louisiana last month was historic in many ways. An estimated 4 trillion gallons of rain fell over a four day period flooding anywhere from 60,000 to 188,000 homes (depending on your source). FEMA has said that over 100,000 people or households have applied for help and 2
Our hearts are with the communities in Louisiana dealing with the devastating flooding. In this time of need the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides resources and tools to help small businesses recover after disaster strikes.
Since last week, 11 people have been killed and 40,000 homes damaged in what officials have described as some of the worst flooding ever to hit the state of Louisiana. Around 8,400 people remain in emergency shelters, days after the deluge began last Friday.
Every year the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation awards businesses for how they have positively impacted their communities.
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In October 2012, over 1,000 Airbnb hosts in New York opened their doors for those left stranded by Hurricane Sandy. Inspired by this outpouring of support, Airbnb’s engineers created a tool that makes it easy for Airbnb hosts to provide space to people in need when disasters strike.
The business community played a significant role in the immediate relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Ten years later, we’re reminded of the private sector’s continued role in increasing disaster resiliency in the Gulf Region and around the world.