More than a month since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, only 26% of its residents have electricity, more than 3,000 are still in shelters and only half its roads are passable.
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation wants to ensure that every business and chamber of commerce is adequately prepared before, during, and after disasters.
Again the headline reads, “Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History.” These pointless acts continue to uproot our sense of security and cause collective traumatic stress within communities.
With one of the more active and destructive hurricane seasons in recent memory, recovery will take time. Before, during, and after an emergency, partnerships are essential and public-private partnerships advance a common mission of protecting Americans.
The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Invites You to a Special Training on October 11
Every business and organization needs to consider safety and security measures. Prevention is critical, but are you wondering where to start? If so, don’t miss our October 11 training.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the business community is mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and community resources to assist with the relief and recovery efforts.
Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center for a coordination call to discuss the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. On the call, hear from companies, NGOs, and multilateral organizations about the response and recovery plan in impacted areas, current humanitarian efforts in place, and what your company can do to help.
Confirmed organizations speaking include:
When disaster strikes, the business community steps up. To date, corporate contributions for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief and recovery efforts have exceeded $222 million.
The aftermath of Hurricane Irma has led to severe damage to homes and businesses, displaced families and individuals, and left numerous fatalities in the region. In the wake of disasters such as these, a multi-sector response effort is critical.