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Georgia-Pacific Lends Helping Hand to Flood Residents of Humphreys County, Tn.

GP’s Cumberland City Gypsum Plant donates wallboard to surrounding area after flood
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Homes in the city of Waverly and Humphreys County, Tennessee were damaged in late August due to heavy flooding.

In less than 24 hours and 17 inches of rain, 20 residents lost their lives. Many buildings, including homes and businesses, were impacted by the flooding as well.   

The Future of Water Is Now

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In more than one way, Asia is at the forefront of a changing climate – declining water quality, rising sea levels and adverse weather patterns causing persistent dry spells or flash floods with devastating consequences are among the many challenges posed by climate change. How are we helping our clients and partners mitigate these? 

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In more than one way, Asia is at the forefront of a changing climate – declining water quality, rising sea levels and adverse weather patterns causing persistent dry spells or flash floods with devastating consequences are among the many challenges posed by climate change. How are we helping our clients and partners mitigate these? 

Responding to Natural Disasters: Three Steps for Companies to Maximize Their Impact

By Jennifer Weston-Murphy, Associate Manager, Corporate Leadership, CECP
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In what has been an unforgettable year of natural disasters, companies have demonstrated that they intend to do their part to help devastated communities rebuild. The private sector has committed more than $300 million to date to relief efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and millions more in the aftermath of Mexico’s strongest earthquake in a century and the wildfires ravaging northern California.

Nestlé Waters North America Donates More Than 1 Million Bottles of Water to Hurricane Harvey Relief

Supplies distributed through relief partner organizations across Texas and Louisiana
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STAMFORD, Conn., August 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters North America has collaborated with relief organizations to donate more than 1.3 million bottles of water to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Thirty-seven truckloads – and counting – have delivered clean, safe bottled water to communities in Texas and Louisiana distributed by relief partners on the ground, including Americares, the American Red Cross, Gleaning For The World, Convoy of Hope and Feeding America. 

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Supports Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts in Texas

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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is supporting emergency relief effort in southeastern Texas following Hurricane Harvey, the first major hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. in over a decade. The Category 4 storm hit southeastern Texas on August 25, destroying homes, knocking out power and forcing thousands of residents to flee. The storm has stalled over the Houston-metro area, causing devastating floods, cutting off all transportation and overwhelming rescuers with the number of calls for help.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Contributes to Relief Efforts in Sri Lanka

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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has a long history of responding quickly to help communities throughout the world in times of disaster.

In the same way Bristol-Myers Squibb strives to provide lifesaving medicines to patients to help them prevail over serious diseases, the Foundation strives to promote health equity, and improve the health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious diseases or natural disasters.

Let’s Implement the Paris Agreement Before the Flood!

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Originally posted Huffington Post

By Michael Bloomberg, Anne Hidalgo, Eduardo Paes

Our cities are on the frontline of the climate change crisis. Rising sea levels threaten millions of citizens with flooding, while colder winters and hotter summers take their toll on the most vulnerable in our cities. The noxious emissions from vehicles passing through our city centres pollute the air that our children breathe.

Louisiana Flood: Field Colleagues and Corporate Social Responsibility Help Patients, Relief Agencies and Each Other

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August is rainy season in Louisiana, but when Kris Washington, Pharm.D., Sr. Regional Medical Liaison, Diabetes Field Medical Affairs, saw sheets of rain falling in her state day after day earlier this month, she knew it wasn’t weather as usual.

Join Republic Services in Supporting the American Red Cross

Republic is proud to support ARC response and recovery efforts in South Carolina through our donation to the Red Cross on behalf of those affected by this recent disaster
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Our thoughts go out the victims and volunteers who are battling the severe flood damage in South Carolina caused by Hurricane Joaquin. Republic is proud to support ARC response and recovery efforts in South Carolina through our donation to the Red Cross on behalf of those affected by this recent disaster. We are committed to serving the communities of South Carolina and we encourage donations to the American Red Cross. Click here to donate and learn more!

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