The U.S. Agency for International Development coordinates and directs the U.S. Government’s disaster relief initiatives overseas. The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) within USAID manages the details for between 70 and 80 disaster responses every year. Here’s how OFDA does it:
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Demonstrating Smart Compassion: What You Can Do
You can help to save lives and reduce human suffering after disasters by providing proven guidance within your community, schools, parishes, sororities and fraternities. Sound good? It is enormously good.
Help Where It's
Needed Most Toolkit
This toolkit was developed by the AdCouncil to help organizations effectively communcate the benefits of monetary doantions in support of disaster relief efforts.
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