A Historic Culture Threatened by Wildfires

Does it seem to you that we are hearing more about wildfires? There’s a reason: they are increasing in frequency and intensity and occurring over a longer period of months. According to the National Interagency Fire Center, there have already been … Continued

Drought in U.S. Hits Western States Hard

During the month of July, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy is focusing on slow onset disasters, and one of those is drought. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) defines drought as a “complex phenomenon” of four types or components … Continued

Who Is Your Humanitarian Hero?

July 18, 2014, marks the world’s fifth Nelson Mandela International Day – the beginning of a “global movement to honor his life’s work and to act to change the world for the better.” Created by a unanimous decision of the United … Continued