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Disaster Doesn’t Have to Be a Crisis—One Foundation’s Big Insight

Release Date: 
05/14/2018
In the aftermath of the fires which devastated Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma Counties, NCG spoke with members about their disaster funding interests and strategies. One such conversation – with Claire Solot , Managing Director of the...
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Thank You! An NCG Departure

Release Date: 
04/13/2018
Andrea Zussman, who joined NCG in the fall of 2016 to establish a Disaster Resilience, Relief, and Recovery program to support regional philanthropic disaster planning and readiness, will be leaving her position to devote herself full-time to the...
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Corporate Philanthropy Institute Q&A: American Red Cross Silicon Valley Leader Talks Corporate Disaster Response

Release Date: 
01/08/2018
Corporations can play a unique role in helping their communities recover from disasters. How can they make sure they are contributing where their help is most needed – and not inadvertently making recovery operations more difficult?
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CEO Message: Where We Need to Be

Release Date: 
11/09/2017
There are some things you are glad to have, but hope never to have to use: A quarter for the phone booth (I know, I know – 20th century stuff). A snake for your drain. An epi pen. The capacity to respond quickly and effectively to an emergency is...
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Disaster Updates and Reflections

Release Date: 
09/20/2017
Yesterday’s news that a second earthquake struck Mexico and that Hurricane Maria would be bearing down on Puerto Rico today left us with heavy hearts and feelings of disbelief — how much more could possibly happen? For reflections and practical...
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Disasters in the Headlines

Release Date: 
09/11/2017
Hurricane Harvey clean-up has barely begun in Houston, and already it has faded from the headlines. Hurricane Irma, the earthquake in Mexico, South Asia flooding – all compete for our attention and support. And all are worthy.
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Why Support for Long-Term Harvey Recovery is So Vital

Release Date: 
09/06/2017
“Housing, housing, housing.” That’s how Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner answered when recently asked about his priorities for this coming week. And with good reason, with tens of thousands still in emergency temporary shelters and an estimate of...

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