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.
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In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan ravaged Central Philippines, displacing entire communities in its path. The catastrophic destruction drew a tremendous outpouring of support from around the world, and immediate relief efforts ensued.
I was working 400 miles away from Haiti, the day of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that caused significant damage and loss of life more than two years ago. As the weeks passed, I was invited to be a part of a delegation, convened and hosted by the U.S.
A recent American Red Cross poll of small businesses sponsored by FedEx shows that fewer than half of small businesses (41%) have a disaster preparedness plan in place. Why so few?
The humble molecule dihydrogen monoxide is so ever-present that it is often forgotten.
Microsoft and its Citizenship team last week unveiled a new nonprofit alliance to enhance disaster relief management.
BCLC just launched the nomination and application cycle for its 2013 Citizens Awards. These are important awards for the field; companies, local Chambers, and NGO partners are well served to go through the submission process.
November 17 was an unseasonably warm and humid day in Washington, Illinois, a small city outside Peoria with a population of about 16,000.