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1 december 2022

10:30
Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada and Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, announced more than $21.7 million in federal...


30 november 2022

15:32
Vertical Capital Income Fund (the "Fund") announced today it has completed all property inspections of the collateral supporting 34 loans owned by the Fund in the twenty-six counties (all in Florida) deemed by FEMA to be Hurricane Ian-related...

10:11
St. Vincent de Paul Disaster Services, a leading U.S. aid organization that helps people in situational poverty brought about by natural and man-made disasters, today announced the launch of the Kokua...

07:55
Johnson Controls , the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, announced today the Johnson Controls Foundation's $500,000 donation to the American...


29 november 2022

10:05
Pet Supermarket, a specialty pet supply retailer with over 200 locations throughout the U.S. Southeast, is actively supporting its Florida neighbors rebuilding their communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. On Friday, November 18, and Saturday,...

10:00
The South Florida Region of the American Red Cross has received a $100,000 donation from GL Homes to support the most recent disaster relief efforts of Hurricanes Ian and Nicole that devastated parts of Florida over the past two months. Since 2018,...

09:47
When Hurricane Ian hit Florida in late September, more than 2.5 million homes and businesses were without electricity throughout the state. Once the danger from the storm subsided, crews quickly got to work assessing the damage and planning...

08:47
1-800-PACK-RAT, LLC, a leader in the portable storage and moving industry, announced today that it has worked with Walmart and Cajun Navy Relief to help store and distribute needed donations and supplies for continued Hurricane Ian relief efforts in...

06:00
Warm weather dominated across Canada through most of the fall season. However, the past few weeks have featured an abrupt transition to wintry conditions for most Canadians. Is this cold and snowy pattern a preview of what is to come during the...


28 november 2022

09:00
More than a dozen municipalities of Puerto Rico have filed a class action lawsuit against fossil fuel companies for their alleged role in the deadly 2017 hurricane season that devastated the Commonwealth, causing billions in damages and...


25 november 2022

13:29
GivingTuesday donations to Wine To Water (W|W) will bring more than clean water to communities across the globe. These donations will also bring stability?food security, employment opportunities, better health, and personal safety?to families who...


24 november 2022

13:35
Canadians are feeling the devastating impacts of climate change across the country ? from illnesses worsened by heat and air pollution to fires and floods in major cities and regions to damages to coastal communities due to extreme weather events....


23 november 2022

12:00
Weyerhaeuser Company  today announced the company is making an immediate $100,000 donation to the city of Idabel, Oklahoma, to support storm response and recovery efforts following the powerful tornado that struck McCurtain County on the evening of...

09:18
Climate change is having a direct impact on natural disasters, including flooding, increasing the scale, frequency, and unpredictability of these events. That is why the Government of Canada is making investments to strengthen Canada's resilience to...


22 november 2022

16:00
In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom's declared state of emergencies in Alpine, El Dorado, Inyo, Los Angeles and Placer counties, Health Net is providing special assistance to assist members affected by the wildfires and flash flooding. Health Net wants...

12:00
Nearly two-thirds of homeowners in fire-risk states are worried about wildfires harming them and their property; yet few are taking action to protect their homes, and fewer still are confident in their insurance coverage. That's according to a recent...

09:54
The Canned Good Coalition, developed by steel food manufacturers and canned food companies to promote the infinite recyclability and food waste abatement of the steel food can, donated near 80,480 pounds of fruits, vegetables and beans in steel cans...


21 november 2022

10:30
What: Extreme weather events caused by climate change will force health facilities to consider how they can better prepare Why: The...

07:51
2022 has been a year of crisis for families and communities ? from extreme climate disasters to global emergencies like the conflict in Ukraine to the first-ever national American Red Cross blood crisis....


17 november 2022

08:09
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) , a leading provider of innovative water management solutions in the stormwater and on-site septic wastewater industries and the largest plastic recycler in North America, today announced the ADS Foundation...

06:00
Accela®, the trusted provider of cloud solutions for government, today announced it closed the first quarter of its fiscal year with significant continued momentum, anchored by its industry-leading net retention and record annual recurring revenue...


16 november 2022

08:00
As wildfires continue to threaten states across the U.S., ZestyAI, a leading provider of climate and property risk analytics solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), has partnered with CSAA Insurance Group for wildfire risk assessment. To...

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More than $8.8 trillion in home value is at moderate-to-high risk of wildfire and $6.5 trillion in home value is at moderate-to-high risk of flood damage over the next 30 years, according to data from Realtor.com® and First Street Foundation. As the...


15 november 2022

10:00
Covenant Technologies, a premiere staffing and recruitment firm in the cyber security and IT sector, announced today it will donate 10% of one month's profits to frontline-victims of Hurricane Ian....

08:44
Providence Place Senior Living completed construction of a secondary flood barrier this summer to protect the Collegeville Inn portion of the community from a historic flood event like that which occurred in 2021. This new flood protection runs from...

08:30
Canadians support climate adaptation and want to see action from governments to protect them from the natural disasters they are already experiencing, according to a poll commissioned by Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)....

06:03
The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), the insurance industry's association dedicated to predicting, preventing, and prosecuting insurance crime, is pleased to release its latest issue of The NICB Informer....


14 november 2022

13:03
One year ago, the people of British Columbia experienced a historic and tragic flooding event. The floods and mudslides had devastating impacts for citizens, First Nations communities, and businesses, with massive damage to highways, agriculture...

11:43
One year ago, a series of atmospheric rivers brought unprecedented rain to southwest British Columbia (BC). The storms resulted in the tragic loss of life, as well as devastating mudslides, and flooded homes, farms and businesses....

08:55
On October 1st, three days after Hurricane Ian destroyed Fort Myers Beach, Florida, Construction X volunteered over thirty workers to work with Cajun Navy and The Red Cross in rescue efforts, initial cleanup, and food dispensing to homeowners who...


11 november 2022

13:52
Duke Energy Florida restored power to 98% of impacted customers within 12 hours of Nicole leaving the company's service territory. As...

10:12
Duke Energy Florida today said it is on track to restore nearly all customers who lost power during Tropical Storm Nicole by 10 p.m. tonight, though many will be restored sooner....

08:34
Sewa International has contributed $10,000 to Sewa Kenya towards drought relief efforts in Kenya. It has also started a social media campaign to raise $100,000 for food distribution. In the first phase, Sewa will distribute food kits to 3,000...


10 november 2022

16:11
Duke Energy crews are rapidly restoring power to thousands of customers as Tropical Storm Nicole continues to move through Florida....

14:44
Hurricane Nicole has moved out of The Islands Of The Bahamas and an all clear has been issued for the entire Northwest Bahamas. Effective 5:00AM EST Thursday, November 10, hurricane warnings for Grand Bahama, Abaco and The Berry Islands, as well as...

12:15
J.M. Huber Corporation (Huber) announced today the commitment of $500,000 to Team Rubicon (TR), a veteran-led humanitarian organization that serves global communities before, during, and after disasters and crises. Huber donated to Team Rubicon's...

10:43
Heavy rains and gusty winds are expected to accompany Tropical Storm Nicole as it passes through the Carolinas on Friday, bringing the potential for high winds, flooding and widespread power outages. While this late season storm is expected to weaken...

09:16
Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, along with Footprint Project today announced their work to develop and deploy mobile, cloud-connected microgrids for...


9 november 2022

16:19
Tropical storm Nicole is forecast to bring hazardous weather to Florida and other southeastern states as early as Wednesday night. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is alerting consumers in the path of this dangerous storm about the...

16:00
CVS Health®  is actively preparing for Hurricane Nicole's landfall in Florida. The company's priority is the health and safety of its colleagues, customers and members, and it is committed to providing its communities access to the products and...

15:35
Blues Wireless is among the finalists for the Natural Disaster Innovation Awards, Cost-Effective Mitigation Product of The Year, as part of the California Heat and Fire Expo. This award is especially pertinent for Blues Wireless CEO, Ray Ozzie, as he...

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Based on Tropical Storm Nicole's current forecasted track, Duke Energy Florida is strategically staging approximately 5,000 workers ? power line technicians, damage assessors, vegetation workers and support personnel ? across the state to respond to...

08:00
Foundation, corporate, government, and individual donors gave at unprecedented levels in 2020. A new report by Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) found nearly $121 billion in giving primarily in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A...


8 november 2022

09:35
Duke Energy is closely monitoring the approach of Subtropical Storm Nicole and preparing for potential impacts on Florida in the coming days. The company urges customers to prepare as well....


7 november 2022

18:35
In anticipation of a disaster being declared in Florida due to Subtropical Storm Nicole, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) is expediting access to care for members across all counties....


3 november 2022

09:31
Western Sky Community Care (Western Sky) is partnering with the New Mexico Acequia Association to help restore water to the regions devastated by the Calf Canyon Hermit's Peak fire of April 2022....

07:55
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, floods are the most frequently occurring natural disaster in the United States and yet most standard homeowners insurance policies do not cover flood damage. Erie Insurance is helping to address...


2 november 2022

19:58
Hurricane Fiona has had a devastating effect on communities across Atlantic Canada and Eastern Quebec. Houses and buildings have been severely damaged and destroyed, as well as small craft harbours that are critical to fisheries and coastal...

14:41
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has issued a long-awaited ruling providing guidance on the amount of compensation for property owners upstream of the Addicks and Barker reservoirs who suffered flood damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in...


1 november 2022

17:25
The 2022 National Disaster Resilience Conference (NDRC22) opens in one week on Tuesday, November 8, in Clearwater Beach and will bring together the leading voices in the disaster resilience movement to chart the future of resilient building, codes,...

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