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.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on disaster response and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation works with private sectors who want to help with relief efforts in Ecuador.
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.