Disaster preparedness

Carnival Australia Supporting Australian Red Cross for Bushfire Disaster Relief

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January 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Australia’s leading cruise organisation, Carnival Australia, today pledged $350,000 to support the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund as a result of the devastating bushfires.

P&O Cruises Australia, Princess Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Cunard and Holland America Line – all of which have ships based year round in Australia or home ported here on extended seasonal deployments – are contributing.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 31: Erica Tavares, International Medical Corps

Building Community Resilience through Skills-Based Volunteering
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Disaster Preparedness Month may be over, but our community resilience work is still going strong! This week, we revisit Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly’s conversation with Erica Tavares of the International Medical Corps (IMC), which took place in the wake of 2018’s Hurricane Florence in the U.S. and an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia.

Common Impact Launches Disaster Response Program to Help Communities Prepare for and Recover from Crises

New Report Makes Business Case for Applying Skills-Based Volunteerism to Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency and Provides Practical Tools for Social Change Organizations and Companies
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BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– The private sector can take a larger, more strategic role in disaster preparedness for communities through skilled volunteerism, shares new research and disaster response programming launched by Common Impact, a nationally recognized leader in skills-based volunteerism.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 29: Marcy Scott Lynn, Facebook

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In recognition of National Disaster Preparedness Month, Pro Bono Perspectives is revisiting Danielle Holly’s conversation with Facebook Director of Global Impact Partnerships Marcy Scott Lynn. One of many CSR projects Marcy has implemented at Facebook is the Safety Check feature, which allows users to notify their networks that they are safe following a natural or man-made disaster.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 24: Erica Tavares, International Medical Corps

Joining Forces for Disaster Relief
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In this episode, we turn back the clock to October 2018 when the world was recovering from several major natural disasters, including Hurricane Florence in the U.S. and the September earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. Host & Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and International Medical Corps (IMC) Senior Director of Institutional Advancement Erica Tavares take this opportunity to explore cross-sector partnerships focused on disaster relief.

Spring Has Sprung: It’s Time to Refresh EHS in Your Workplace

Top Springtime EHS Hazards and Tips to Bring EHS Front-And-Center This Spring
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The season of new beginnings is here. Revitalize EHS at your workplace after the long winter dormancy! Find some top springtime EHS tips —from daylight savings to slips, trips, falls, and more, at our fresh-as-spring new blog.

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Partnering for Disaster Preparedness in Chile

IBM and Johnson & Johnson Team up in Santiago to Strengthen Community Resilience
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The term “natural disaster” is a misnomer. Natural ecosystems often require disturbances such as fires and floods to remain healthy. They have an inherent resilience to the occasional battering. Crises created by destructive natural events might be more aptly referred to as “social disasters,” because of the toll of life and economic damage left in their wake. Framing such events as social disasters places them in a different light, shifting the burden on all sectors of society to proactively manage the threat.

Arrow Electronics and IBM Team Up to Support Call for Code to Promote Technological Solutions for Natural Disasters

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DENVER, Co., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics today announced that it is joining the Call for Code initiative with Founding Partner IBM, an effort designed to inspire new technology to address pressing social challenges. IBM’s five-year, $30 million USD commitment to the initiative is focusing its efforts this year on encouraging software developers around the world to create applications for natural disaster preparedness and relief.

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