natural disaster

Making Compassion Last

It’s easy to criticize the news reporters for letting yesterday’s crises fall to the wayside to make room for today’s headlines. But it’s not up to the news cycle to keep caring long after disaster strikes—it’s up to us. Here’s 4 things you can do.

A Better Kind of Disaster Relief

Yesterday’s Senate vote on Sandy aid posed an interesting dilemma: provide much-needed support for Hurricane Sandy victims or withhold aid and so avoid worsening our nation’s debt? Meanwhile, our society is burning through both money and natural resources that our generation is going to have to somehow find a way to pay for. So, what do we do?

AmeriCares Launches $500,000 Program for Victims of Hurricane Irene

AmeriCares expanded its Hurricane Irene response with the launch of a $500,000 U.S. Disaster Recovery Initiative to aid survivors of Irene and other recent emergencies.

Just One of Thousands in Joplin

Austin Sailsbury writes a column for REJECT APATHY about his trip to tornado-ravaged Joplin, Mo., and one family’s incredible story.

A Prayer for Japan

Tyler Wigg-Stevenson writes an op ed on Japan for RELEVANT, writing about the best ways to help and grieve for the nation wracked by so many disasters.