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Watch the Foundation's
Hurricane Relief Video:


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CNN's news site has up-to-the-minute reports on any disaster.

Information on Areas Hard Hit by the Disaster
Links and information from The Weather Channel.

Disaster News Network
Website that reports disaster response exclusively.

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Disaster Resources

CUNA's Disaster Preparedness Tools
A collection of resources CUNA developed in cooperation with the credit unions and leagues that were impacted by--and recovered from--past catastrophic events.

Tips for Recovering from a Natural Disaster
A list of tips from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help families begin to get their homes, communities, and lives back to normal.

Resources for Disasters and Emergencies
A wealth of information from the U.S. Government on Disaster Preparedness and recovery

Natural Disaster & Emergency Preparedness
A variety of disaster safety information and checklists.

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3 Lessons From Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts: Reinforcing Online Communications
Informative ePhilanthropy article about the importance of good online communications during a crisis with regards to nonprofit organizations.

Web has Big Impact on Info, Giving
Interesting News Now article about the credit union movement's resourceful use of technology in the aftermath of recent disasters.

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Other Charities 

CU Aid is primarily to keep disaster relief efforts in the credit union system. To make a contribution elsewhere, investigate before you donate at www.give.org. The following are a few noteworthy charities:

American Red Cross
The nation's premier emergency response organization.

America's Second Harvest
The nation's largest charitable hunger-relief organization.

Habitat for Humanity
Builds simple, decent, affordable houses for those who lack adequate shelter.

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