Vulnerable Populations & Disaster: Lessons from Katrina and a Sandy Update

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 -
1:45pm to 5:00pm EST
Philanthropy New York, 4th Floor, 79 Fifth Avenue, NYC.
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Jenny Campbell, Commissioner Lilliam Barrios Paoli, and Ruth Finkelstein will each share their unique and expert vantage points on the elderly population as an especially vulnerable one during disasters. They will collectively cover the topics of the current state of elderly relief post-Sandy, the philanthropic response in New York, and the Hurricane Fund for the Elderly’s challenges and accomplishments, as well as discuss lessons learned. This interactive session will be moderated by Rachael Pine.


  • Successes, challenges and lessons learned from funding rebuilding of older adult services post-Hurricane Katrina
  • Where the needs are most prominent post-Hurricane Sandy
  • Intersections between vulnerable populations and housing, advocacy and disaster preparedness
This is a Philanthropy New York Collaborative Program co-sponsored by New York Grantmakers In Aging.
This program is "Partially Open."



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