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Disaster Preparedness for Businesses: The Waffle House Way


In the aftermath following a disaster, an important measurement to the full recovery of an area is the operating status of businesses in the affected areas. Some national disaster management leaders have used the status of Waffle House restaurants after … Continued

Can Fragile African Health Systems Withstand the Ripple Effects of Ebola?


By Samuel A. Worthington President and CEO of InterAction Four years ago, I traveled over a deeply washed away and rutted dirt track to visit villages in the northern Liberian jungle, in what is now the epicenter of the Ebola … Continued

CDP Hurricane Sandy Grant Spotlight: Make the Road New York


Vulnerable populations are doubly disadvantaged in the wake of a catastrophic disaster – and immigrant communities face unimaginable challenges. Thankfully, human services organizations across the Hurricane Sandy-affected northeast were in place to provide support and resources to vulnerable immigrant populations. … Continued