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Thursday, September 19, 2019

The Disaster Services Corporation, SVDP-USA is featured in this local news clip for providing household goods to families in Taylorville impacted by tornadic activity in 2018. Click Here to watch the news clip featuring our work in Taylorville. More about our House in the Box program can be found here. To support our House in a Box efforts, please donate here.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
On Friday, August 29th,  the Disaster Services Corporation St. Vincent de Paul USA awarded the 2019 Sam Carocci Humanitarian Disaster Relief Award to AID:Tech for its support of DSC’s disaster recovery work after deadly impact of Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Michael.    The award ceremony took place at the opening luncheon of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Annual Assembly of its membership at the Gaylord Mountain Resort in Denver, Colorado...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Disaster Services Corporation, Society of St. Vincent de Paul USA, in collaboration with the City of Kinkaid, will be providing its House in a Box © Furniture Program to qualified flood survivors at: 1617 W. Spresser Taylorville, IL 62568   The House in a Box Program® is one of the most well-known programs of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The program helped the Disaster Services Corporation win the NVOAD NGO of the Year Award in 2012....
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  Year after year in the United States, disasters have become increasingly more prevalent. The 2017 hurricane season was the most disastrous in our nation’s history, affecting 8% of the U.S. population (25 million people).  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) supported 59 major disaster declarations and 16 emergency declarations for 17 named storms. While the agency continues to support disasters (700 active disaster supports still...
Thursday, November 8, 2018

 

Tune in to Sacred Heart Radio's interview of our CEO, Elizabeth Disco-Shearer, share more about the Disaster Services Corp., SVDP-USA's long term disaster recovery work found here: http://bit.ly/2zCphbm.

 

 

 

Thursday, August 30, 2018
San Diego, CA: Today the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will award the 2018 Sam Carocci Humanitarian Disaster Relief Award to Team Rubicon for its support of St. Vincent de Paul’s disaster recovery work after deadly impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico. The 2017 Hurricane killed 2975 people and impacted 79 out of the 80 municipalities. FEMA has since registered 869,717 individuals for recovery assistance.    The award ceremony will take...
Friday, March 16, 2018

Parish Recovery Assistance Centers Provide Help and Relief to Maria and Irma Survivors

CHRISTIANSTED, ST. CROIX , USA , March...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

 

February 9, 2018 PUERTO RICO: REBUILDING AFTER MARIA Team Rubicon Extends Pilot Recovery Program As Team Rubicon prepares to pilot rebuilding in Texas following Hurricane Harvey, we are extending our pilot to Puerto Rico to address the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. The destruction across Puerto Rico is difficult to fathom. Puerto Ricans – American citizens – have...
Monday, December 4, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/04/17   Brooke Newton  Deputy Director, Disaster Services SVdP-USA (502)528-1728 www.svdpdisaster.org bnewton@svdpdisaster.org Parish Recovery Assistance Centers Help Maria Survivors San Juan, PR- Today Disaster Services of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul-USA working with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the clergy in the Diocesan Council, Sociedad de San Vincente de Paul Inc./ Consejo Central de Puerto Rico, is...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Training In ICS, Incident Action Plan Helps Volunteers Deliver Hurricane Relief Services 10/19/2017    Kathy Fraser, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications TEEX Marketing And Communication Email: media@teex.tamu.edu Phone: (979) 458-7753   When Hurricanes Harvey and Irma struck, St. Vincent de Paul – USA Disaster Services Corporation was one of the faith-based organizations that deployed to help people in the impacted areas. They set...