Tag Archives: disaster relief
PWNA’s community investment project funded by the Red Cross is aspiring to re-strengthen the preparedness of reservation communities inevitably faced with modern day disasters and the need for emergency relief.
Not every singer has a voice for blending her upbringing with an echo of mountain holler and values distilled in the South since before America was founded, but one does: Martha Redbone. Raised on Appalachian folk music and Piedmont blues, Martha Redbone grew up on Clinch Mountain (in Virginia), in Harlan County, KY and in […]
A public service announcement by National Relief Charities in behalf of the United Houma Nation.
AZ wildfire, Gladiator, Wallow, disaster relief, American Indian tribes, reservations
During environmental emergencies, disasters, and harsh winters on the reservations, Native American Elders are especially at risk.
The Wallow fire in the Bear Wallow Wilderness area is one of the largest recorded wildfires in Arizona history. Nearby reservation communities from southern Arizona to New Mexico have been affected by smoke and preparations for possible evacuations and make-shift animal shelters. National Relief Charities has been in touch with many of our Program Partners […]
North Dakota tribes have been affected by ongoing flooding since February of this year. On May 10, President Obama declared the North Dakota flooding a major disaster, which opened up Federal funding to state and local governments for emergency work and repair or replacement of facilities in nearly 40 localities, including the Spirit Lake Nation, […]