Thursday, June 03, 2010
Albert Lea Tribune | How does Red Cross respond to international disasters?: "The recent earthquakes in Chile and Haiti have brought a lot of attention to the international side of American Red Cross disaster responses. Here is some information on what the Red Cross does, and what is being done in those countries."
How You Can Help Wildlife Impacted by the BP Oil Spill - National Wildlife Federation: "The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico caused by the April 20, 2010 explosion of an offshore oil rig has put local economies, wildlife and the Gulf's delicate coastal ecosystem at risk. This could be one of the worst environmental disasters in our nation's history. Our immediate task is clear: all resources of British Petroleum, federal and state government and even the U.S. military must be deployed to cap the well, contain the spill and minimize the damage to one of our nation's crown jewels: the Mississippi Delta."
Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Philanthropic Response to Gulf Oil Disaster: Is It Enough? | onPhilanthropy: "While the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues amidst growing anger at British Petroleum – and the Federal government’s inability to force a resolution to the disaster – nonprofit organizations have shifted into action for the longer term, raising money they say will help real people affected by the spill. Yet the response, at least to date, is nothing like the level of previous disasters."