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Guidance Note on Recovery: Private Sector

Content The Guidance Note on Recovery: Private Sector draws from the wider body of knowledge on private sector recovery and from documented experiences of past and present disaster planning and...

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CWS helps meet ongoing needs of Joplin tornado survivors

Church World Service, a global humanitarian organization, has awarded a grant of $5,000 to the Joplin Long-Term Recovery Committee to assist in meeting the needs of tornado survivors. The Joplin Long...

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Convoy of Hope continues to help Joplin recover

One year ago an EF-5 tornado struck Joplin, Mo., destroying hundreds of homes and businesses, and killing 161 people. Since then, Convoy of Hope has distributed more than 3 million pounds of food and...

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New life in Joplin

Yellow daffodils are blooming along the foundation of where Helen Owen’s, 79, house stood before being blown apart by the Joplin, Mo. tornado. The small sign of new life is indicative of the...

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2012 Severe storms and tornadoes: CWS emergency appeal

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE DEVELOPMENT AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 2011 SPRING STORMS – December 2011 UPDATE Appeal Number 627-P Appeal Goal: $280,000 Amount received: about $173,000 Situation: ...

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AmeriCares Awards more than $600,000 in U.S. Disaster Grants

Stamford, Conn., Dec. 27, 2011 – AmeriCares has awarded more than $600,000 in disaster recovery grants to 12 nonprofit organizations in seven states. AmeriCares launched the grant program in August...

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2011 Spring storms: CWS emergency appeal update

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE DEVELOPMENT AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 2011 SPRING STORMS – December 2011 UPDATE Appeal Number 627-P Appeal Goal: $280,000 Amount received: about $173,000 Situation: ...

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So Far, 2011 A Costly Disaster Year

Thursday, August 18, 2011 — It’s been a costly year for disasters in the United States and the American Red Cross has been responding all over the country to help the thousands of people affected by...

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TEAM News - Summer 2011

Legacy of Care - 20 years of Medical Training in Emerging Nations Twenty years ago, a small team of IRT volunteer medical specialists traveled to what was then the Soviet Socialist Republic of Latvia...

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President Declares Major Disaster For Missouri

Release Number: HQ-11-126 » More Information on Missouri Flooding » En Español WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that...

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The Progress of Mississippi's Recovery

Release Date: August 11, 2011 Release Number: 1972/1983-051 » More Information on Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding » More Information on Mississippi...

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President Declares A Major Disaster For Utah

Release Date: August 8, 2011 Release Number: HQ-11-125 » More Information on Utah Flooding WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...

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Disaster Aid to North Dakotans Tops $175 Million

Release Date: August 5, 2011 Release Number: 1981-039 » More Information on North Dakota Flooding » 2011 Region VIII News Releases BISMARCK, N.D. – Federal and state disaster assistance for this...

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Yabucoa Added to Federal Disaster Declaration

SAN JUAN, PR - Federal officials announced today that the municipality of Yabucoa has been added to the list of designated municipalities under the presidential disaster declaration of July 14, 2011...

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President Declares A Major Disaster For Kansas

Release Number: HQ-11-122 » More Information on Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency...

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