Just before Memorial Day, I was on vacation in Edisto Island and Charleston, SC, and ushered in the 2012 hurricane season pre-events. As we arrived, Tropical Storm Alberto formed and was making a fuss with gusts of 50 miles per hour coming ashore – no rain but plenty of wind. We had a delightf
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By: Kathy Snyder, President/CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Patrick Donoho, President, Maryland Retailers Association
Jock Menzies, President, American Logistics Aid Network
Oliver R. Davidson, Senior Advisor, Business Civic Leadership Center
The one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy is coming up next week, on October 29.
By Chris Laborde, Gulf Coast Alliance for Economic and Environmental Resilience
Tomorrow is the 4th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and three recent posts acknowlege that there is plenty to celebrate, as the communities devastated by that storm continue their process of recovery and renewal.
Yesterday I attended FEMA’s “Building Resilience through Public-Private Partnerships” conference, and wanted to share a few takeaways from the event.
This past weekend many people turned their attention to the Gulf Coast, where recovery efforts from Hurricane Katrina still take place daily.
The Haitian disaster has captured the sympathies of corporate America. Companies mobilized over $60 million in just three days — and now, one week later, $83 million+ has been pledged (See our announcement today on CNBC).
By Michael C. Fields, Director of Philanthropy, ITT Corporation