This program is hosted by our partner, Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP), who has extended an invitation to PNY members.
Hurricane Ida struck the southern coast of Louisiana on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 29. The National Weather Service described Ida as an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. The hurricane made landfall near Port Fourchon, Louisiana with 150 mph winds, before moving inland over Louisiana toward western Mississippi and then across the Tennessee Valley by mid-week.
The storm has affected hundreds of thousands of people and left countless homeless. It will be months before we know the full scope and scale of damage from Hurricane Ida in communities throughout the southern United States. However, one thing is clear: Recovery from the catastrophic storm will take years.
- Urgent critical needs and gaps and concrete takeaways for funders
- How can funders effectively support relief and recovery efforts now underway
- Tanya Gulliver-Garcia, Director of Learning and Partnerships, Center for Disaster Philanthropy
- Jessica Vermilyea, Executive Director, Lutheran Social Services Disaster Response
- Patricia McIlreavy (Moderator),President and CEO, Center for Disaster Philanthropy
- List of speakers in formation
Who should attend
All interested funders, as well as community organizations, government staff and political and faith leaders exploring similar questions.
Registration is required by September 1st.
Members and Non-Member Funders: Please click on the "Register Now" link above. Webinar information will be emailed to you before the webinar.
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