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Recovering from Christmas Floods


CDP awards grants to support outreach and services for Missouri’s most vulnerable Cleaning up the day after Christmas took on a completely different meaning in Missouri this past December. Following two months of heavy rainfall, record river crests resulted in … Continued

Midwest Flooding

Join the #CDP4Nepal Journey


There are two things you should know about me from the start. The first is that I am and always will be a Kansas girl. I love the Sunflower State—the hardworking farmers, the warmth in a passing stranger’s greeting, and … Continued


Three Keys to Effective Earthquake Recovery


Watch, learn, then act to support medium- and long-term recovery work that strengthens local communities. Just shy of one year ago Nepal was rocked by a series of catastrophic earthquakes that devastated infrastructure, caused significant deaths, and upended previously-vulnerable communities. … Continued

epa04722884 Rescue workers take part in the rescue operation where several houses have collapsed at Vhaktapur district in Nepal 27 April 2015. The death toll from this weekend's earthquake in Nepal is now at 4,138, reports the country's Interior Ministry.  EPA/ABIR ABDULLAH