June 29, 2016 11:21 amPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on Disaster Survivors Don’t Need Bottled Water
We all know people can survive for days without food, but not without water. This tenet of human biology often drives individuals and organizations to donate bottled water in the aftermath of disaster.
June 20, 2016 1:03 pmPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on Send cash, not stuff, to help the world’s refugees
As we recognize the millions of people fleeing crisis in search of a better life, let’s focus on channeling our generosity for good.
May 26, 2016 7:00 amPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on Good Intentions Hinder Response to Canada’s Wildfires
If you’ve been watching the news lately, you may have heard that wildfires continue to rage in Alberta, Canada. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported yesterday that 1,000 additional firefighters from across Canada, the United States, South Africa and other countries will soon join the 1,200-member crew working to contain the fires that have destroyed homes, land and livelihoods.
May 25, 2016 8:59 amPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on Here’s How to Plan Your Giving for the 2017 Hurricane Season
June 1 marks the start of Atlantic hurricane season – and as we know, it only takes one storm to significantly interrupt our summer or someone else’s.
May 18, 2016 1:00 pmPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on Practice Smart Compassion for Hurricane Preparedness Week
It’s Hurricane Preparedness Week, which is our annual reminder that it only takes one storm to significantly interrupt our summer or someone else’s.
December 1, 2015 12:23 pmPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on From USAID CIDI on #GivingTuesday: Why We Practice Smart Compassion
Giving Tuesday is a great opportunity to be thankful for all that we have, and to help those who are... View Article
August 20, 2014 6:17 pmPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on Ebola Outbreak: Helping the Affected and Protecting the Vulnerable
In recent weeks, USAID has responded to the Ebola virus outbreak that continues to spread through Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and... View Article
August 20, 2014 6:11 pmPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on Humanitarian Crisis: How to Help Refugees in Northern Iraq
When we talk about international disasters, many of us think first of natural disasters like earthquakes, typhoons and wildfires. This... View Article
April 4, 2014 4:48 pmPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on Giving to Win
I love watching Alyssa Thomas play basketball. Not only because the University of Maryland three-time ACC Player of the Year... View Article
July 17, 2013 4:49 pmPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on Feed a Bunch
A true humanitarian film critic only posts the good stuff! Check out my favorite Video of the Week: While not... View Article
June 10, 2013 11:49 pmPublished by Juanita Rilling4 Comments
After the tornadoes that struck Oklahoma last month, Americans from all over donated what they could – principally money and... View Article
May 30, 2013 11:00 pmPublished by Juanita RillingComments Off on Helping Others During Hurricane Season
The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins on June 1 and is expected to be very active. Preparing your family... View Article