The Role of Business in Disaster Response examines how businesses are utilizing their expertise to help improve community resilience, response and recovery in times of disaster.
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.
Are green building and resilience synonymous? No but they are related. Bill Lascher’s article in the Pacific Standard got it right. Why build or rebuild with green building technology and materials without building or rebuilding to reflect the risks and vulnerabilities of the area in
Chris Poland, chairman and senior principal of Degenkolb Engineers, presented on March 21, 2012 during a panel discussion on "Integrating Disaster Recovery: What Should Long-Term Disaster Recovery Look Like?" The panel was hosted by the Disasters Roundtable of the National Academies.
Companies should be aware of a partnership between InterAction, BCLC, and FedEx to provide three NGO Aid maps (Haiti, the Horn of Africa, and global food security). The maps help companies better understand what NGOs are doing to help with those particular disasters, and where they are working.
The Business Civic Leadership Center and the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services invite you to participate in an important forum for business, nonprofit organizations, and local government.
Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina on August 27 at a Category 1 hurricane. The Hurricane caused widespread power outages in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast with an estimated 4 million homes and businesses experiencing loss of power.
A study commissioned in 2010 by Huggies®, revealed that one in three American mothers struggle to provide diapers for their babies. These mothers have had to cut back on basics such as food and utilities in order to provide enough diapers.
Published: December, 2009