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Maria Strikes as Our Response to Harvey and Irma Continues

HURRICANE FAST FACTS
September 20, 2017

The American Red Cross has a launched a wide-ranging relief effort to provide safe shelter, food and comfort to people affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, even as Hurricane Maria strikes Puerto Rico and the U.S. 336 more words

Volunteers

5 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

Next month marks the 5 year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.

Since the storm, AIA NJ Members have taken steps to rebuild a more resilient New Jersey and have better educated themselves to protect our communities from future catastrophes. 32 more words

AIA-NJ News

A unique mystique . . .

Legionnaires of the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment based in French Guiana were transported on September 11 to the Caribbean island of Saint Martin to help with rescue and clean up operations following Hurricane Irma. 933 more words

History

Costs from major natural disasters can stress state budgets

A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding. 75 more words

Mail Tribune

A Baker's Dozen for Houston

A tremendous group of volunteers came together this past week in Dallas at Davis Hawn Lumber Company to build Sheds of Hope for Houston. Our goal was 12 sheds, but “the people had a mind to work” (Neh 4:6), and by 3:00 Saturday afternoon, our 13th shed was finished and added to the stack of shed kits ready to be delivered to Houston. 124 more words

Disaster Response

Volunteer Response from NEO Continues to Grow

Red Cross Relief Operations Continue In Texas and the Southeast

The dual disasters caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have mobilized thousands of Red Cross workers, including 60 from Northeast Ohio. 737 more words

Volunteers

Make Them Feel Home!

In an event of emergency where the area is struck by natural or man-made disasters, the demand for relief supplies escalates by default. Emergency is declared in hospitals and people register themselves as volunteers in order to rescue the situation for all those who may be stuck in difficult situation. 275 more words

Disaster Response