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Hurricane Katrina – 10 Years Later

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This month, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy turns its attention to an important anniversary: that of Hurricane Katrina (“Hurricane Katrina +10: Lessons From Our Most Costly Storm”). Ten years ago, in August 2005, Hurricane Katrina swept through the Gulf Coast, … Continued

Robert G. Ottenhoff, President and CEO

Recovery Support for “Low Attention” Disasters

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One of the most powerful tornadoes in history slammed into Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013, killing 24 people, including seven children from Plaza Towers Elementary School, and injuring 377 others (read some of CDP’s reports on Moore). The horror … Continued

Robert G. Ottenhoff, President and CEO

Syria’s Millions: People and Dollars

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A little more than a year ago, I wrote a blog called “Breaking Down the Status of Syria.” One heartbreaking statistic I noted in that blog was that at the time, every 60 seconds, one family flees Syria. During the … Continued

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