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Twelve Days of Thanks and Giving

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For the 2022 holiday season, we celebrate Giving Tuesday with twelve days of giving thanks and insights about disaster management, and unleashing the dormant powers and resources of community.

Twelve Days of Thanks and Giving

Nine measures of disaster recovery

Nine measures of disaster recovery

  On the ninth day of Thanks and Giving, we give to you … nine measures of disaster recovery. Well, ... there are many more than nine, but we’re not going to bore you with them all. Imagine a man, Joe, who has lost a leg in an accident. Because of the injury, Joe...

Eight wishes for 2023!

Eight wishes for 2023!

  On the eighth day of Thanks and Giving, we give to you … eight wishes for 2023! We wish for no disasters to happen so no one has to suffer pain and loss. We wish for all communities to be socially resilient so they recover faster and better from disaster. We...

Five steps to obtaining disaster assistance

Five steps to obtaining disaster assistance

  On the fifth day of Thanks and Giving, we give to you … five tips for getting the help you need after a disaster. In our last post, we talked about four sources of disaster assistance, emphasizing that there is no one source for help. Today, we offer you five...

Four Sources of Resources – Who You Gonna Call?

Four Sources of Resources – Who You Gonna Call?

  On the fourth day of Thanks and Giving, we give to you … four sources of resources to turn to when lightning strikes. The flood waters have receded, the tornado has dissolved, the hurricane has blown through. You are suffering. Who do you call for help? The...

Three CZU Fire Survivors Tell Their Stories

Three CZU Fire Survivors Tell Their Stories

  On the third day of Thanks and Giving, we give to you … three stories from people who had to flee their homes because of wildfire. Cindy S. (not her real name) was at the grocery store when she received word that the Glass Fire had grown explosively and that...

Two Ways to Prepare to be Unprepared

Two Ways to Prepare to be Unprepared

  On the second day of Thanks and Giving, we give to you ... two surprising and critical ways to prepare for disaster!  What do you think of when we ask you to think about preparing for disaster? Most people would talk about learning what to do and gathering...

12 Days of Thanks, Giving and Disaster!

12 Days of Thanks, Giving and Disaster!

  To celebrate the giving of Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, we give to you ... twelve days of disaster! Well, maybe just some insights into disaster and community response. Disaster has gone mainstream. From fire to flood, pandemic to power outage, community...

Dec 23

Dec 23

Come back on Dec 23! In the meantime, stay safe, and consider helping us to another year of gratitude by supporting our work.

Dec 22

Dec 22

Come back on Dec 22! In the meantime, stay safe, and consider helping us to another year of gratitude by supporting our work.

Dec 21

Dec 21

Come back on Dec 21! In the meantime, stay safe, and consider helping us to another year of gratitude by supporting our work.

2 Comments

  1. Maurita

    So much I didn’t know. Thank you for all the research and making the information accessible in a visually appealing format!

    Reply
    • Susanne

      You’re welcome! We’re happy that you found it interesting and accessible. We work hard to both. (Not that it’s all that difficult to make disaster interesting.)

      Reply

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