Tag Archives: emergency preparedness
Emergency Response: A Year-Round Priority
For 30 years, Native American Aid (NAA), a PWNA program, has assisted tribal communities on the front lines in response to environmental disasters such as floods, fires, blizzards, drought, tornadoes, and most recently, the global pandemic…
Give the Gift of Water this Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to join in on the global generosity movement to support urgent causes. One of the most critical requests for communities in Indian Country is water.
Native Food Sovereignty in the Wanblee Community
Monica Terkildsen… of the Wanblee Community Action Team shared her experience as a PWNA collaborator underscoring food sovereignty and emergency preparedness.
2019 Year in Review
We look forward to continuing our purpose of championing a brighter future for Native American communities in 2020. For now, hereâ€™s a recap of our readersâ€™ favorite blog posts of 2019.
National Preparedness Month in Indian Country
This National Preparedness Month, itâ€™s reassuring to know weâ€™re implementing a new emergency preparedness model in Indian Country and empowering the tribes to respond locally at a moment’s notice when disaster strikes.
Labor Day and Native American Employment Disparities
Labor Day: We hope employers will consider hiring Native Americans to foster a new generation of American labor and build a brighter future for all Americans.
National Preparedness Month
Partnership With Native Americans was awarded a grant from Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, to advance emergency preparedness in tribal communities and help them better prepare for disaster response. Pine Ridge, Cheyenne River and Crow Creek reservations in South Dakota will be assisted through training, collaboration and access to resources.
National Preparedness Month & Disaster Relief
As a first responder for the reservations, PWNA meets the unexpected year-round. PWNA relies on individual donors as well as bulk donations of in-kind products to provide emergency relief and other emergency supplies and services in need by the tribes.
Emergency Preparedness: A Community-based Response
In addition to â€œdisasterâ€ events, PWNA responds to smaller emergencies that are disruptive to local communities. Over the past decade, PWNA responded to more than 55 disasters impacting Native American communities, with our aid benefiting 620,000 people.
Being Prepared Anytime, Anywhere, for Anything on the Reservation
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.