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The UPS Foundation Extends Relief Network to Florida, Pledges More Than $1 Million in Additional Support

Contributes Immediate and Long-Term Assistance Through a Network of Public-Private Partnerships Designed to Assist With Wide Range of Needs
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ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced  more than a $1 million commitment, through The UPS Foundation, in support of recovery efforts in the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Coordination Webinar: August 30 @ 1:00 p.m. EDT

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The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has led to extreme flooding in Texas over the past few days and damaged homes and businesses, displaced families and individuals, and left at least eight fatalities in the region. In the wake of disasters such as these, a multi-sector response effort is critical. 

Leading Companies Sign Letter in Support of Refugee Relief

U.S. Chamber Foundation Highlights Private-Sector Leadership in Refugee Education, Employment, and Enablement
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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today released an open letter to the business community, signed by 49 companies, which highlights how the private sector is working to empower refugees through education, employment, and enablement.

TransCanada Stands Strong with Fort McMurray

Company supporting wildfire relief efforts in several ways for displaced residents.
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Recounting a night of chaos

Imagine being separated from your wife and kids, unable to make contact as the wildfire nicknamed 'the beast' roared through your home community of Fort McMurray.

That's exactly what happened to TransCanada measurement technician Derek Munroe during a harrowing and frightening day on May 3 during mass evacuations of the community.

New Report Shows How Business Responds to Disasters Effectively

Companies often play a critical role in managing the effects of disasters. New report highlights best practices for utilizing business assets and developing strategic
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Over the past 15 years, the U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center (CCC) has worked with companies to identify strategies and best practices for dealing with disasters. Companies are often in a unique position to respond quickly and efficiently when disasters arise.
 

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, provides relief to region battling smoke from forest fires

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Since mid-October, the archipelago of Indonesia has been under a haze of smoke from fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan. Mimika Regency in Papua, located east of where the fires rage, has smog thick enough to close the local airport.

In response to the smoke and haze damage, PT Freeport Indonesia has provided 6 tons of food as well as supplies for response teams dealing with the smoke and fire devastation.

October 9: South Carolina Flooding Disaster Coordination Call

Learn how to help in the relief and recovery efforts
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Extreme flooding in South Carolina over the past week has damaged homes and businesses, displaced families and individuals, and left at least 17 fatalities in the region. In the wake of disasters such as these, a multi-sector response effort is critical.

AIDA and Costa Support Refugee Relief with 200,000 Euros in Germany and Italy

AIDA Cruises donates 100,000 Euros to “Aktion Deutschland hilft” alliance
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September 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - AIDA Cruises and Costa Crociere donate a total of 200,000 euros for projects of refugee relief in Germany and Italy to support people who escaped war and prosecution, hoping for a life in freedom and safety in Europe.

The UPS Foundation Links Advanced Tracking Technology with Global Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Program with UNHCR enables faster and more accurate distribution of supplies to refugee camps
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ATLANTA, April 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced the launch of the UPS Relief Link program to help improve the lives of displaced refugees around the world through optimized distribution and tracking of critical supplies in crisis-affected areas.

The Logistics of Relief

A UPSer Recalls Her Visit to Dadaab, the World’s Largest Refugee Camp
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Esther Ndichu | UPS 

From the air, Dadaab doesn’t appear — it slowly comes into focus. The huge empty expanse of red dust looks like a terracotta platter dotted with pepper. As you draw closer, the black specks grow and change color, and the bare platter fills, resembling a generous helping of githeri, the beans and maize dish that is a Kenyan staple.

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