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Winter Risk for Elders

During environmental emergencies, disasters, and harsh winters on the reservations, Native American Elders are especially at risk.

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Wallow Fire: Close for Native American Tribes

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 […]

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Unprecedented Flooding Hits First Nations Hard

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, […]

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