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Who DAT? Meet the New Orleans NPRC Team

Dalton Lasnier, Y’ALL:

“What are you doing for others?”
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

The first time I heard this, I was sitting in the bleachers of AmeriCorps NCCC’s Southern Region campus, day 1 of my service in the inaugural class of FEMA Corps. 1,065 more words

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OC present at Emergency Services Exhibition

The Emergency Services show is a trade event dedicated to anyone who works in the emergency services. The Emergency Services show was developed to bring together everyone involved in emergency situations. 121 more words

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Pray for 130,000 new Syrian refugees in Turkey

By Pastor Glem Melo

The United States and its Allies carried out air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, but not in Syria. There the self-proclaimed caliphate stormed through Kurdish villages, sending waves of at least 130,000 refugees into Turkey over the past two days.  265 more words

Disaster Response

Pray for 130,000 new Kurdish refugees in Turkey

By Pastor Glem Melo

The United States and its Allies carried out air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, but not in Syria. There the self-proclaimed caliphate stormed through Kurdish villages, sending waves of at least 130,000 refugees into Turkey over the past two days.  265 more words

Disaster Response

The Perfect Storm

When it rained on August 26 in Nicaragua, it wasn’t just a gentle patter of raindrops. Over the course of a little more than an hour, more than five inches of rain poured down on parched land and became the cause of much celebration. 547 more words

Disaster Response

Take Opportunities to Pay It Forward

(Above: Jen Krane and Fallon Gokhman, JDRC Student Delegation Representatives, help rebuild 1Day Ranch in Bethel Acres, Oklahoma)

By Jen Krane

September 18, 2014

I was always told to never turn down an opportunity; when one comes your way, take it and make the best of it. 633 more words

Crisis Response and Management in Gaza

A perfect storm is hitting the Gaza Strip.

Before Israel’s military assault this past July and August, the 1.8 million inhabitants of the Gaza Strip were living under a suffocating economic, cultural and political siege that made life unbearable. 423 more words

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