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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Nancy Beers, Director of the Midwest Early Recovery Fund
Center for Disaster Philanthropy  www.disasterphilanthropy.org
 
With a record-setting $306 billion price tag for natural disasters, 2017 was, the Year of Loss. We all heard about the California wildfires and Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria because they all were given hours of national news coverage...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Every day, seven people die in home fires, most in homes that lack working smoke alarms. Sadly, children and the elderly disproportionately lose their lives. The American Red Cross wants to improve the odds and save lives, that's why we launched our Home Fire Campaign in 2014.
 
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Thursday, January 18, 2018
 
 
Do you need to tell your body to breathe?  No, our bodies are programmed to prioritize its most essential functions, but our businesses are not.  In order for a business to survive disruptive events, it requires proper planning.  What does your business need to survive? How do you convince management that you need to spend funds out of a tight budget to protect against something that may not happen? Here are the...