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BP Gulf Oil Spill Crisis - How to Help
If you have a boat, time, products, or other information to help with thecBP oil crisis, now is the time to put it to use. Here's how:
Jun 21, 2010, 11:31
Hurricane Aftermath Health & Safety Tips
With the record-setting hurricane season of 2005, it is never too soon to begin preparing for the 2006 season, which has been predicted to have an above average number of hurricanes.
Apr 21, 2008, 23:51
A Scavenger Hunt to Help Kids Prepare for Disasters
Use this scavenger hunt to help kids get ready during diaster preparedness. [ Read
Apr 20, 2008, 09:35
Volunteer: Citizen Corps
Check out the resources available through Citizen Corps and volunteer your time to help with relief efforts.
Apr 20, 2008, 09:04
Ways to Help the Red Cross
According to BloodSource, an agent for the American Red Cross, many blood centers in the affected states have been flooded or have lost power. Since blood only has a shelf life of five days and many patients need a ready supply of this highly perishable resource, national planning efforts are currently focused on ways to replenish blood banks, among other pressing concerns.
Apr 19, 2008, 11:24
Assistance from Disaster Help
Q & A
Check these Q & As for information on: How do I apply for disaster assistance? How can I get in touch with my family? What if my home was destroyed? Where can I get food and water? What if I lost my job or can't work because of the disaster?
Apr 19, 2008, 10:49
Hurricane Katrina - Important Information for Federal Employees
Managers are encouraged to grant excused absence to employees who are requested to assist in emergency law enforcement, relief, or clean-up efforts in affected communities, and an excused absence is requested for employees who are prevented from reporting for work or faced with a personal emergency because of a weather emergency and its aftermath and who can be spared from their usual responsibilities
Apr 19, 2008, 10:32
Filing Your Flood Insurance Claim for Hurricane Katrina
If your community has been flooded, and your property or home has suffered flood damage from Hurricane Katrina, please follow these instructions to file your flood insurance claim.
Apr 19, 2008, 09:46
FEMA: The Disaster Assistance Process for Individuals
What do you do to start the recovery process with the help of FEMA? Here is a step by step look at the process.
Apr 19, 2008, 09:23
Assembling Your Insurance Claim
START THIS PROCESS NOW. When you begin to assemble your claim for your insurance company, theyre going to need as much documentation on your loss as possible. This will be one of the most difficult paperwork challenges that youve ever faced. Heres what you can start to do to help substantiate your loss...
Apr 19, 2008, 08:54
Feed the Children Helps in Louisiana
Feed The Children has more than 25 truckloads of relief supplies, including food, bottled water, cleaning supplies, paper products and other emergency essentials on their way. They are heading into Louisiana, Mississippi, and the surrounding areas that were hit by Hurricane Katrina.
Apr 19, 2008, 01:21
Helping Pet Victims of Hurricane Katrina
Lend a hand to the victims of Hurricane Katrina by helping the Houston SPCA help take care of their pets.
Apr 19, 2008, 00:13
Volunteer to Help Rebuild in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina
Habitat for Humanity seeks to facilitate recovery options for those victims who seek permanent housing to rebuild their lives. As a builder of decent, safe, affordable housing, Habitat for Humanity recognizes the need to provide long-term solutions to the housing needs of families who have been affected and displaced by disaster but cannot qualify for a conventional mortgage.
Apr 18, 2008, 01:13
Helping Survivors in the Wake of Disaster
Most disaster survivors (children and adults as well as disaster rescue or relief workers) experience normal stress reactions after a traumatic event. These reactions may last for several days or even a few weeks ...Find out how to help....
Apr 17, 2008, 23:45
Salvation Army Serving Storm Refugees
The Salvation Army is currently providing services to storm victims and first responders in the Gulf Coast states.
Mar 17, 2008, 00:27
Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma - How You Can Help
Everyone is moved when they hear the news that disaster has befallen a community. Earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, etc., can suddenly change the lifestyle of a family, community and country. Some helpful ways in which you can be of assistance are part of the National Donations Strategy which has been developed by the National Donations Steering Committee composed of federal, state and local emergency management personnel assisted by private voluntary organizations.
Mar 17, 2008, 00:19