A List of the Top Disaster Relief Organizations Organized by Purpose

Disaster Relief Organizations to Know About The United States has experienced a sizeable influx of billion dollar disasters in recent years. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the United States endured two catastrophic storms between January and April 2019 alone, each totaling over a billion dollars in damages. Climate change is exacerbating [...]

By |2019-06-28T08:01:48-05:00June 28th, 2019|News, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

How to Include Volunteers Into Your Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Plans

Incorporating Emergency and Disaster Response Volunteers into Preparedness Plans Voluntary organizations are often on the front lines following a disaster; yet mobilizing a substantial surge in volunteer activity can be challenging. The key to success? Planning. The disaster preparedness plan is instrumental in effectively aiding recovery efforts. Disaster relief preparedness involves adequate training, constructive communication, [...]

The Disaster Manager’s Guide to Hazard Vulnerability Analysis

Everything You Need to Know About Hazard Vulnerability Analysis and Risk Assessment The prevalence of natural disasters, in addition to the potential for other civil hazards, has necessitated a common framework for assessing a community’s risk, vulnerability, and preparedness should an incident occur. The Hazard Vulnerability Analysis provides a framework for organizations to better identify [...]

The Importance of Being Prepared Before a Disaster Strikes

Disasters strike in every corner of the world, during every season, and on different scales throughout the year. Nonprofit organizations serve as key players during these disasters, providing aid and resources to those affected. Indeed, hospitals, food banks, human and animal shelters, and other nonprofits are integrated into most response and recovery efforts during emergencies. [...]

By |2019-04-09T15:36:09-05:00October 19th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|1 Comment

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Face of Disaster

In recent years, reports have increasingly linked business success with corporate social responsibility. Corporations are teaming up with the nonprofit sector more than ever before, and they are proving to be a powerful ally to nonprofits. In fact, a recent Conference Board survey concluded that, for roughly two out of three large North American corporations, [...]

By |2017-09-15T10:11:05-05:00September 15th, 2017|corporate resources|0 Comments
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