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Is There A Disaster Response App In Your Future?


For many people, all things important are contained on their cell phone. It holds their banking information, emails and documents and social media profiles. It’s also their camera, calendar and game center. But as mobile applications for smart phones have … Continued


Destruction High in Vanuatu as Cyclone Pam Rolls Over Nation


Cyclone Pam hit the Republic of Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean on Friday, March 13. The storm made initial landfall with wind speeds as high as 200 mph, or a Category 5 storm (learn more about hurricanes, typhoons and … Continued

As Our Midwest Early Recovery Fund Starts Rolling, Questions Are Rolling In


For the past several months we’ve been talking about our plans for the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s Midwest Early Recovery Fund. The largest of its kind in our history, the $2 million fund has been established to help vulnerable populations … Continued

Nancy Beers, Program Officer Midwest Early Recovery Fund