Disasters are most often unexpected and urgent, which sometimes conflicts with funders’ desire to perform thorough due diligence and vetting of grant recipients to ensure alignment with strategy and maximum impact.
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Sixty-nine million children are away from their parents every day, in daycare centers, schools, and camps or with neighbors, family, or friends. If a disaster strikes, where will those children be taken? Are child-serving institutions prepared? Are they on the radar of local first responders?
The 2017 hurricane season was an historic one for disasters in the United States, also accompanied by wildfires and mass shootings.
Hurricane Florence's path of destruction has left flooding, power outages, and displaced communities. As we begin to see the full effect of Florence and continue the response and recovery process, join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation for an update from organizations and individuals on the ground. This briefing is being provided to the business community to learn more about the situation on the ground and hear how the private sector can support response and recovery efforts. Speakers include:
Businesses play an important role in building resilient communities, and ensuring their employees an
Research indicates that 43% of businesses never reopen after a disaster, and 25% of business that do, fail within a year.
As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, and as other storms continue to develop, join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation for an update with The Weather Channel and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
If you’re a business owner in the southeast United States, there’s still time to prepare your business ahead of Hurricane Florence’s landfall this week.
If you’re a chamber of commerce located in the southeast United States, there’s still time to prepare your community ahead of Hurricane Florence’s landfall this week. Below are seven steps you can take to prepare your organization, your members, and your community ahead of Hurricane Florence’s l