A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations UH-60 Black Hawk flight crew conduct a flyover of the Florida panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael as the storm left a swath of destruction across the area near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection Photo by Glenn Fawcett)

In 2017 and 2018 combined, the U.S. was affected by 30 natural disasters that each caused more than $1 billion in damage. How did Americans respond to these disasters? How many Americans donated to disaster aid and how much? What are the main motivators for disaster giving?

To help answer these questions, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP), Candid and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy released the U.S. Household Disaster Giving Research report.

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, CDP hosted a webinar to share key findings from the report and explore patterns of giving and factors that drive individuals to donate after disasters. CDP President and CEO Robert G. Ottenhoff moderated the discussion and panelists included:

Please see the slide deck and watch the webinar recording to learn more:

For more information, please see the U.S. Household Disaster Giving Research report.