How to Help

Help Survivors Responsibly

When natural or human-caused disasters strike, people look for ways to help survivors. As we struggle to find ways to help our fellow human beings in places that are often far from our homes, we must weigh our options, and our feelings, carefully. before heading to a disaster area, consider the complexities of the situation. To make the most of your efforts and assist impacted communities best, consider these tips for donating and volunteering responsibly:

Help disaster survivors: Donate Money

When the public supports voluntary organizations with financial contributions, it helps ensure a steady flow of important services to the people in need after a disaster.

 

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Help disaster survivors: Volunteer

Volunteer with a recognized organization involved in disaster response and recovery prior to the next disaster event. These organizations have the infrastructure necessary to support their relief efforts in impacted communities.

 

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