Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PM Relief Fund gets Rs 15.5 m from China | Top Stories

PM Relief Fund gets Rs 15.5 m from China | Top Stories: KATHMANDU, AUG 19 - Northern neighbour China has announced support of Rs. 15.5 million to the Prime Minister's Disaster Relief Fund. Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Wu Chuntai handed over the amount on behalf of the autonomous region of Tibet on Tuesday.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Beautiful Portraits of Tsunami Survivors Help a Community Rebuild | Raw File | WIRED

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Mrs. Oikawa Shiyuko seated on the remains of what was once her home, in the town of Otsuchi, Japan. Alejandro Chaskielberg

Once the water’s receded, the rebuilding’s begun and the news crews have departed, how do you photograph a massive natural disaster? Alejandro Chaskielberg grappled with these questions for his series Otsuchi Future Memories, which is about the aftermath of the 2011 tsunami in Japan.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Helping families build their resilience in the aftermath of a disaster - IFRC

Helping families build their resilience in the aftermath of a disaster - IFRC: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) allocated 180,676 Swiss francs from its Disaster Relief Emergency Fund to help the Tanzania Red Cross Society in assisting 2,000 people affected by the floods. With the help of the Red Cross, families have now constructed shelters at a temporary site allocated to them by the Government of Tanzania, as they wait to be settled permanently on safer grounds.

‘New Body Has Eased Handling of Disasters’ - The New Indian Express

‘New Body Has Eased Handling of Disasters’ - The New Indian Express

Lawmakers to donate one day’s salary | Capital

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Lawmakers to donate one day’s salary | Capital: The disaster relief fund under the Prime Minister’s Office has collected around Rs 10 million for the victims of Sindhupalchok landslide, but none of it has yet been mobilised, said the Chief District Officer (CDO) of Sindhupalchok, Gopal Parajuli.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

'Using technology to do good': Disaster Tech Lab - Independent.ie

'Using technology to do good': Disaster Tech Lab - Independent.ie: An Irish NGO has brought emergency communications systems to disaster-stricken countries like Haiti, The Philippines, and Sandy-hit Long Island since setting up in 2010.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Australia donates P120M more to Yolanda areas | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines

Australia donates P120M more to Yolanda areas | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines: Australia has committed to extend an additional A$3 million (around P120 million) for disaster preparedness and resilience of communities in the Philippines which were severely affected by typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) last year.

According to Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, the funding will be provided through the Resilience and Preparedness towards Inclusive Development (RAPID) Program, jointly implemented by the Philippine government through the Climate Change Commission, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the Australian Government.

Boston Marathon Nearly Doubles Charity Take to $38-Million – Philanthropy Today - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Boston Marathon Nearly Doubles Charity Take to $38-Million – Philanthropy Today - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Runners in the 2014 Boston Marathon raised $38.4-million for some 300 nonprofit organizations, far outpacing the race’s previous fundraising record, The Boston Globe reports.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Nonprofits Step Up to Rebuild Homes Still Scarred by Sandy – Philanthropy Today - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Nonprofits Step Up to Rebuild Homes Still Scarred by Sandy – Philanthropy Today - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy: With parts of New York still pocked with houses bearing the scars of Hurricane Sandy nearly 20 months after the storm, volunteer, faith, and community groups have stepped in to aid homeowners left in limbo by a stalled city bureaucracy, writes The New York Times.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Deadly tornado all but wipes Nebraska village off the map | Reuters

Deadly tornado all but wipes Nebraska village off the map | Reuters: Hundreds of residents driven from a Nebraska village leveled by a deadly tornado were expected to be allowed back into their community Tuesday to salvage the remains of their belongings.

"Pilger is gone," said Sanford Goshorn, director of emergency management for Stanton County.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Joan Mitchell Foundation art philanthropy is investing $20 million in New Orleans | NOLA.com

Joan Mitchell Foundation art philanthropy is investing $20 million in New Orleans | NOLA.com: the Joan Mitchell Foundation decided to make New Orleans the site for a splendid artists' retreat, the sort of place where promising painters and sculptors from across the country can commune together for weeks at a time, honing their skills, being advised by art authorities and soaking up the Crescent City vibe. We're not talking about some modest sleepover art clubhouse.

By the time the foundation finishes its Bayou Road campus near Broad Street, it will have invested roughly $12.5 million buying up old property and commissioning new construction.

Calgary communities plan unique ‘Neighbour Day’ celebrations for flood anniversary | Metro

Calgary communities plan unique ‘Neighbour Day’ celebrations for flood anniversary | Metro: As the one-year anniversary of Calgary’s most damaging flood approaches, people across the city are preparing to gather and celebrate the spirit of community that emerged from the destruction and displacement.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Free summer camp for flood-affected kids

Free summer camp for flood-affected kids: When flood waters ravaged the province last summer, some children didn’t get the opportunity to enjoy the summer, and Scouts Canada doesn’t want that to happen again.

The organization is offering free 2014 summer camp spaces to youth affected, in any way, by last year’s flood.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Sri Lanka : Over 3,000 affected by flash floods in Sri Lanka, Red Cross sends disaster response teams

Sri Lanka : Over 3,000 affected by flash floods in Sri Lanka, Red Cross sends disaster response teams: June 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka Red Cross said it has mobilized Branch Disaster Response Teams (BDRT) and First Aid teams to assist and aid the people affected by the flash floods due to heavy rains lashed the country in the last 24 hours.

Disaster Relief Resources for Charities and Contributors

Disaster Relief Resources for Charities and Contributors: Disaster Relief Resources for Charities and Contributors

In the aftermath of a disaster or in other emergency hardship situations, individuals, employers and corporations often are interested in providing assistance to victims through a charitable organization. The IRS provides a number of resources to help those involved in providing disaster relief through charities.