Disaster Response

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. 

July 10, 2019
Disaster Intelligence
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As increasingly large data volumes become available to emergency managers, many are looking to leverage massive, heterogenous data sets across lifeline sectors to enable better decision-making in all four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. 

Corporate Delegation Trip to Butte County, CA

The U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center (CCC)’s Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery program will be hosting a delegation trip to Northern California on June 5 and 6. The delegation will meet with state recovery leaders as well as visit local communities affected by the 2018 Butte Fire.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the recovery efforts underway and challenges moving forward, as well as identify areas where the private sector can partner with humanitarian organizations and local officials to help aid long-term recovery.

February 28, 2019
IBM sentiment analysis

For the third year, IBM and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation are collaborating to encourage companies in their corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts by quantifying the brand value of CSR social media communications.

Coordination Call on the Venezuela Humanitarian Crisis

The pressing need for aid continues to grow for Venezuelans as the situation heightened along the border over the weekend. With more than three million Venezuelans outflowing to neighboring countries, including Colombia, this migration has become the largest to affect the Western Hemisphere in modern history. This migration has become the largest to affect the Western Hemisphere in modern history. Access to health care, education, food and nutrition, and safety and security begins the growing list of humanitarian aid needed.