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Fidelity Charitable Donors have a record of giving for disaster relief and ask us for guidance to enhance their impact. The resources in this section may help you make disaster relief part of your giving plan.
Goal: Establish order
Timing: Day of disaster – 6 months
Services Needed: Rescue, medical attention, food, water, temporary shelter
Timing: Day after disaster – 2 years
Services Needed: Food, water, long-term shelter, sanitation, healthcare,return to school and work
Goal: Rebuilding for a better future
Timing: Weeks/months after disaster – 15 years
Services Needed: Engagement of local population in planning and reconstruction of communities
Goal: Emergency risk reduction and prevention
Timing: Ongoing - continuous
Services Needed: Training, policy and procedure creation, relationship building among service providers & communities
Wildfires burning through Southern California, tearing through tens of thousands of acres in counties around Los Angeles.
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck central Mexico causing widespread damage.
In the span of just one month, a series of major hurricanes made devastating hits on the United States and the Caribbean.
Hurricane Matthew swept across the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, bringing with it heavy rains, powerful winds and flooding.
As the conflict in Syria enters into its sixth year, the displacement crisis that it has created continues to grow.
A series of coordinated terrorist attacks at several locations in Paris, France, left more than 100 dead and many more injured.
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