Disaster Relief


Tips to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Concerned about hurricanes in your area? For residents along the Atlantic coast, it’s important to create an emergency plan to keep your family and home safe. Hurricanes have a long history along the coast and have resulted in a great deal of costly rebuilding in recent years...

30 Emergency Management Organizations to Follow on Twitter

When disaster strikes, the government, nonprofit organizations, and citizens work together to restore order and provide assistance. Communication is critical to keeping the general public informed on the status of the disaster. While the media and word-of-mouth are common ways to provide information...

Nonprofit Disaster Relief in Oklahoma: What Can You Learn? How Can You Help?

When disaster strikes, especially major disasters like the devastating tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, it affects the entire country. The media is flooded with images of the damage and stories of survival and heroism. In cities and towns across the country, people want to reach out and help in any way they can. It is important to learn the best ways you can help the disaster relief effort to ensure your assistance reaches its intended destination....

Oklahoma Tornado: What Can State and Local Officials Learn?

When a major disaster like the Moore, Oklahoma, tornado hits, the country gets a clear view of the efficiency of emergency and disaster management in both the local area in which the disaster occurred and in the federal government as a whole. Given that most disasters can’t be predicted, it is critically important for the local, state, and federal governments to be thoroughly prepared to ensure each disaster is handled with care and precision...