For many of us, it feels completely unfathomable that we could be facing another major natural disaster. To go from back–to-back hurricanes to earthquakes to devastating wildfires across California, well, [our] hearts are just broken.
There are, however, several tangible and effective ways to help with wildfire recovery: First and foremost, we recommend supporting the community foundations in the affected region.
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Second, philanthropists wanting to bring relief to fire-ravaged areas for the immediate future and long-term prevention and recovery efforts could:
- Award loans and grants for rebuilding damaged homes and businesses,
- Support local agencies on the ground throughout the disaster life cycle, especially those that work with vulnerable populations and
- Support the creation of “smart growth” efforts.
Read the full article by Regine A. Webster on Center for Disaster Philanthropy
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