In this article, Lori discusses the mistakes that donors make when giving to disaster recovery. Read it here.
12/12/13 at 2 p.m. EST Webinar: Typhoon Haiyan: One Month Later Typhoon Haiyan is one of the worst disasters to... Read more »
Recent reports say that Pakistan is among the top three countries most affected by extreme weather conditions in the past... Read more »
The situation in Philippines is slowly improving but emergency funding needs still total $300 million, most of it for emergency... Read more »
Dear Fellow Funders: I hope that many of you are considering allocating funds for the devastation wreaked by Typhoon Haiyan.... Read more »
Once the immediacy of a disaster has passed—once the media attention has abated—it can be easy for the general public to move on, believing that all needs have been met, and all systems restored. But for the people of disaster-affected communities, the realities can continue for longer than anyone could have imagined. Our recommendations for philanthropists include:
Monumental disasters require monumental efforts in recovery—but they also offer an invaluable opportunity for challenging the status quo and reducing future risk. Strategic investment always pays off.