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31 august 2021

13:25
Samaritan's Purse disaster response specialists were prepositioned in advance of Hurricane Ida's landfall. As soon as it was safe to do so, these specially trained disaster responders, tractor-trailers stocked with tools and supplies, and other...

11:00
Amica Insurance has partnered with Zesty.ai, the leader in climate risk analytics powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Amica will integrate Zesty.ai's predictive wildfire risk analytics solution, Z-FIREtm, into its homeowners product line. With...

09:00
Edgybees, the leading provider of precise, real-time geo-registration and actualization of aerial video and images, announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the 2021 USGIF Innovative Tradecraft Competition. The competition...

09:00
Thousands of dead fish have been washing up on the shores of the Mar Menor for days. Something similar already happened in 2019, and although solutions are on the table, corresponding authorities have not yet taken the necessary measures. On top of...

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Thousands of dead fish have been washing up on the shores of the Mar Menor for days. Something similar already happened in 2019, and although solutions are on the table, corresponding authorities have not yet taken the necessary measures. On top of...


30 august 2021

23:41
Responding to the physical devastation and disruption of lives caused by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana and Mississippi, Direct Relief has committed an initial $1 million in financial resources and is making available its $100+ million inventories...

20:30
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has teamed up with Reask, a tropical cyclone risk analytics firm, to expand its parametric windstorm solution, STORM. The insurer will leverage Reask's advanced technological windspeed data to provide tropical cyclone...

16:52
The Greater New Orleans Foundation (Foundation) announced that it will accept donations to its Disaster Response & Restoration Fund in response to Hurricane Ida. The fund provides grants that support local nonprofits leading short, medium, and...

14:22
As part of its long-standing tradition of assisting other electric companies during large-scale power outages, FirstEnergy Corp. utilities have sent approximately 500 line workers, forestry crews, support personnel and internal contractors to...

14:21
C Spire's extensive wireless and wireline networks in Mississippi has largely escaped the wrath of Hurricane Ida's damaging winds, flash flooding and storm surge thus far as the company's focus on dependability and resiliency has paid off for its 1...

12:00
Lowe's today announced it will donate $2 million to support relief efforts after Hurricane Ida devastated the Gulf Coast, causing catastrophic flooding and damage. As part of today's announcement, Lowe's will donate $1 million to disaster relief...

11:00
Danby Appliances, one of North America's leading manufacturers and distributors of compact appliances, has donated a total of $50,000 spread out amongst a number of Haiti disaster relief organizations after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on...

10:54
As the floodwaters from monster hurricane Ida threaten hundreds of thousands of people and animals, the American Humane Rescue team and one of its 50-foot emergency rescue vehicles are rushing to Louisiana to help animals in the affected areas....

09:46
Fannie Mae is reminding those impacted by Hurricane Ida of available mortgage assistance and disaster relief options. Under Fannie Mae's guidelines for single-family mortgages impacted by a natural disaster: Homeowners may request mortgage...

06:00
Florida tree service specialists, SB Tree Service, are joining the fight to help Hurricane Ida, a Category 4 storm that grew into one of the most powerful systems to assault the region since Hurricane Katrina. SB Tree Service manager Angel...


29 august 2021

19:30
Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), the official domestic relief agency of the U.S. Catholic Church, has launched a text-to-give campaign to provide direct assistance to victims of Hurricane Ida through the response efforts of its local agencies in the...

18:30
An advance Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) from international disaster relief organization All Hands and Hearts (AHAH) is staging in Beaumont, TX to be able to assess the impending damage from Hurricane Ida.  According to the National...

12:47
Darling Ingredients Inc. ? is issuing the following statement regarding its joint venture Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), located in Norco, Louisiana....


28 august 2021

16:16
On the eve of the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall in Mississippi, C Spire is ready and prepared for Hurricane Ida, which is expected to slam into portions of Louisiana and Mississippi as up to a Category 4 tropical cyclone late...

11:37
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is assisting local shelters along the Gulf Coast in the evacuation of more than 150 homeless animals in the path of Hurricane Ida. At the request of Galveston County Animal...


27 august 2021

20:49
https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2021/Protect-Your-Family-Before-and-After-Hurricane-Ida As Hurricane Ida threatens several states, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers to be prepared for power outages...

19:36
One year ago, Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana. Today, as Hurricane Ida continues to strengthen in the Gulf of Mexico, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) urges residents in the path of the storm to monitor forecasts and to prepare now to...

18:39
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services personnel are preparing resources to meet the immediate needs of survivors and first responders in communities across the Gulf Coast. Hurricane Ida, the first major hurricane to hit the Gulf Coast in 2021,...

18:27
As Hurricane Ida heads toward Louisiana, Farmers Insurance® has begun to ready its Catastrophe Response Team to assist impacted customers....

14:54
U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage to Louisiana residents who stand to be affected by Tropical Storm Ida moving through the Gulf of Mexico....

14:19
After receiving a request for assistance from El Dorado County Animal Services, which is housing some 1,500 animals, the American Humane Rescue Team has deployed to Northern California to help care for animals sheltering from the dangers posed by the...

13:08
Residents from the Upper Texas Coast to the Florida Panhandle should be alert for potential impacts of Tropical Storm Ida, which is forecast to strengthen to a hurricane soon and make landfall along the northern Gulf Coast on Sunday, Aug. 29 as a...


26 august 2021

21:00
Earlier this month, Parliament Representative from Roseau Central, Melissa Poponne Skerrit, announced that the construction of the new Dominica Grammar School building will commence in the coming weeks. The project, which will be funded by the...

12:30
In response to Tropical Storm Henri, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) is expediting access to care for all members living in New York and Rhode Island and for members living in affected counties in New Jersey, Connecticut,...

09:00
AID:Tech, a financial services company that brings transparency and accountability to federal relief distribution, will soon be leveraging the power of payment solutions from Circle, a global financial technology firm that provides internet-native...

09:00
Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced it is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by Tropical Storm Henri, which struck the Northeast this month. This broad outreach includes any Toyota Financial Services (TFS) or Lexus...


25 august 2021

19:19
Safeguard Medical, a global leader in innovative emergency medical technologies and specialized training for first responders, is supporting emergency relief efforts from the devastating earthquake that recently took place in Haiti. Safeguard Medical...

08:00
Six months after Winter Storm Uri, which left thousands of Texans without power in February, Texans for Fair Energy Billing (TXFEB) warns that legislative inaction has left the Texas grid unprepared for the upcoming winter. The consumer advocacy...

08:00
Spring Power & Gas, an energy retailer providing electricity and gas supply services to Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, is donating to Hope for Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck the southern region of the small...


24 august 2021

19:51
Irrimax Corp., a medical device manufacturer in the U.S., is supporting emergency relief efforts from the devastating earthquake that recently took place in Haiti. Teaming up with Project Medishare, via a partnership with Infection Reduction Partners...

16:30
Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with Church World Service (CWS) to provide assistance in Pestel, Haiti, after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake earlier this month. The program will include medical care, shelter, clean water, hygiene kits and...

11:00
With wildfires continuing to threaten communities across British Columbia, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding British Columbians of the insurance supports available to them when forced outside of their homes. ...


23 august 2021

17:14
The California Fire Foundation is distributing their Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) cards to victims of the recent devastating fires raging in northern California....

16:53
American Jewish Committee (AJC), the leading global Jewish advocacy organization, is partnering with IsraAID, the Israeli humanitarian relief group, in providing urgent aid to victims of a major new earthquake in Haiti. "Once again, Haitians are in...

10:08
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) is providing humanitarian relief to Haitians affected by the August 14th earthquake that rocked the cities of Les Cayes and Jeremie. HHRD teams in Haiti have distributed 300 packages containing food,...


22 august 2021

15:18
The Salvation Army is activating its Emergency Disaster Services personnel to meet the immediate needs of survivors and first responders affected by Tropical Storm Henri, which made landfall on August 22 in along the south coast of Rhode Island....


20 august 2021

13:00
Heart to Heart International (HHI), providing lifesaving disaster relief and humanitarian aid throughout the world for nearly 30 years, is assisting injured earthquake survivors in the affected areas thanks to its Haitian medical team who has been on...


19 august 2021

15:21
Action Against Hunger is mounting a response to the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit southern Haiti on August 14, 2021, and Tropical Storm Grace, which followed. The deadly combination of disasters has killed more than 1,900, injured countless...


18 august 2021

09:00
The six EF-2 strength tornadoes that hit Barrie, Innisfil, Kawartha Lakes, Little Britain, Manilla, Lindsay, and Lake of Bays on July 15 caused $75 million in insured damage, according to initial estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification...

09:00
AKC Reunite, the largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service provider in the United States, is pleased to announce the 50th deployment of its AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers. These life-saving trailers donated to local emergency...

06:00
CoinZoom, a U.S. based cryptocurrency exchange and leading fintech company, today announced the launch of the CoinZoom OTC (over the counter) Desk offering deeper liquidity and a private, personalized service to institutions and high net-worth...


17 august 2021

20:12
ReadyWise, the leader in Emergency Food Supplies, announces fundraiser for earthquake disaster relief in Haiti in partnership with Team Rubicon. From August 17, 2021, to August 24, 2021, 20% of proceeds from customer purchases on both ReadyWise's 72...

16:40
ShelterBox is sending an assessment team to the Dominican Republic after a powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake and aftershocks in Haiti. Buildings have been flattened. Hospitals already under strain from COVID-19 are overwhelmed. Overnight, earthquake...

16:17
Today, at the request of the Haitian government's Ministry of Health, Samaritan's Purse deployed an Emergency Field Hospital to southern Haiti. The international Christian relief organization sent the trauma hospital?complete with a laboratory,...

09:00
In response to the devastating earthquake in western Haiti on August 14, leading Canadian aid agencies ? through the Humanitarian Coalition ? are launching an appeal to raise funds and rush emergency assistance to people in need....

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