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Disaster Relief Resources and Links

Publication Date: 
December, 2012

Disaster relief information and resources for funders or individuals who want to support organizations responding to Hurricane Sandy.

New Jersey Groups on the Ground

Nationwide Disaster Relief Resources

General Disaster Relief Resource Links

  • National Disaster Recovery Framework – FEMA
    This guide provides a flexible structure that enables disaster recovery managers to operate in a unified and collaborative manner to provide effective recovery support to disaster-impacted jurisdictions.
  • American Red Cross - Disaster Recovery Guides
    The American Red Cross provides extensive information that will help you to recover after a disaster or emergency.
  • BBB Wise Giving Alliance
    The BBB Wise Giving Alliance helps donors make informed giving decisions and advances high standards of conduct among organizations that solicit contributions from the public.
  • IRS Disaster Relief Resources for Charities and Contributors
    In the aftermath of a disaster or in other emergency hardship situations, individuals, employers and corporations often are interested in providing assistance to victims through a charitable organization. The IRS provides a number of resources to help those involved in providing disaster relief through charities.
  • Disaster Relief, Providing Assistance Through Charitable Organizations
    IRS Publication 3833 describes how members of the public can use charitable organizations to provide assistance to victims of disasters or other emergency hardship situations.
  • Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI)
    This agency, funded by the United States Agency for International Development's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, provides individuals, groups, embassies and corporations with information and guidance in support of appropriate international disaster relief efforts. The organization works with a variety of partners to channel the public's energy and desire to help to achieve maximum impact.
  • InterAction
    Obtain a list of credible responding agencies for international emergencies. It is the largest coalition of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations focused on the world's poor and most vulnerable people.
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