Concerned individuals across the country have been following the devastation from a spate of hurricanes, the great fires in California and the Northwest, and other natural disasters and asking how they can help. If you are interested in volunteering in the relief efforts, one of the below national organizations may be your best starting point.
Check out these tips on being a safe and effective disaster relief volunteer as well as guidance you can share with friends and neighbors about hurricane preparedness and protecting important documents and valuables.
To find disaster relief projects in your community, review the results below.
“Right now where we need citizens, neighbors helping neighbors, is in the life safety mission. The objectives are clear: restore power, ensure lifesaving and life sustaining supplies, provide emergency medication, and maintain security. This response and recovery will take the whole community.”
-Brock Long, FEMA Administrator