Ten Years Better

As humanitarian practitioners and philanthropists, we know that disasters are increasing in scale and intensity – but despite dire predictions, I have hope. Hope? Absolutely. In the past 10 years, our response to disasters has changed in several remarkable ways. … Continued

Private Philanthropy and Hurricane Katrina

By Anna R. Hurt Center for Disaster Philanthropy As the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, there’s been an uptick news stories that both remember the storm’s damage and assess where recovery stands now. One of the reasons that the … Continued

Hurricane Katrina – 10 Years Later

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