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The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is underway. Thankfully, it’s been a relatively slow start compared to what we’ve experienced in recent years. But we should all heed the words of Ben Friedman, acting head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). And remember, the hurricane season doesn’t end until November. “Although...

It’s a fact: Poor people are disproportionately hurt by natural disasters. But behind that simple statement is a complex web of factors. There are many reasons why people living in poverty are generally less prepared before a disaster, experience more losses during a disaster, and are less able to recover after...

When you think about supply chains — if at all — what probably comes to mind are businesses. The supply chain is how companies get products on store shelves and into the hands of customers. But organizations such as Good360 that work in disaster response also think a lot about managing...

The Christian Compassion Center Austin, TX Website: http://c3austin.org/ Donor: Amazon, Delta, Bombas, Nice-Pak, The UPS Foundation The Texas winter storms that occurred in late February 2021 impacted every county in the state. Dozens of Texans lost their lives and millions were left with no power and severe water damages. No one was prepared for...

New Life Missions Loranger, LA Donor: Nice-Pak Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana on August 20, 2020. The sustained winds of the category four hurricane were tied for the strongest storm in Louisiana’s history. The natural disaster took the lives of 77 people and caused more than $19.1 billion in...

NeedServ Lake Charles, LA Website: https://thejesusalliance.org/needserv/ Donor: Hollander Hurricane Laura struck the Southeast in August 2020, adding to the damages brought about by Hurricane Dorian a year prior. The category 4 storm was tied for the strongest hurricane to hit the ground in Louisiana based on its maximum sustained winds....

The Least of These Inc. Ponchatoula, LA Website:  https://www.facebook.com/TheLeastofTheseInc/ Donor: AFTCO American Fishing Tackle Co. Hurricane Zeta swept through Louisiana in late October of 2020. The named tropical cyclone was a category two hurricane with winds reaching up to 110 mph. Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama were hit with Hurricane Delta just three weeks prior to Zeta.  Cleanup...