Tag Archives: Emergency Relief
Caring for Native Elders During Summer Fires, Storms, Heat & Outages
…PWNA aids Elders by distributing summer care packages that are often sponsored by individual donors. These emergency care packages… help Elders when the inevitable fire, storm or extreme heat wave strikes.
World Water Day: Join the Fight for Clean Water
While most urban homes across American have running water, the same cannot be said for many homes on remote reservations throughout Indian Country.
PWNAâ€™s Continued Commitment to COVID-19 Relief
Amid this humanitarian emergency, the pandemic highlighted unique challenges for remote reservation communities, including limited access to emergency supplies of food and water… prolonged receipt of federal CARES funds and individual stimulus checks, and a domino effect from school closures that left many children without access to online schooling and meals.
Global-PPE Donates Critical Personal Protective Equipment for Native Communities
Global PPE is providing PPE, medical supplies, equipment, and technology to underserved communities … and recently donated 10,000 KN95 masks to PWNA.
Assisting Indian Country With Critical Needs During COVID-19
As the world continues to grapple with the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, communities in Indian Country are working to address their own unique challenges in combatting the coronavirus.
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.
Disaster Relief by a First Responder for the Reservations
A national member of VOAD â€“ Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster â€“ PWNA provides disaster relief to reservations within its 12-state service area. As a state member of VOAD in Arizona, South Dakota and Montana, PWNA concentrates its emergency relief in these areas but evaluates other disasters on a case by case basis, if requested by the tribe.
2015 Annual Report: Serving Immediate Needs and Supporting Long-Term Solutions
In 2015, Partnership With Native Americans addressed critical supply needs in underserved tribal communities and enhanced community-led initiatives focused on nutrition and health, youth development and emergency preparedness. To read more about out work, take a look at the full annual report.
Winter Necessities Make Hope, Security for Elders in Need
Severe winter weather is a harsh reminder of the traditional ways of life halted by the reservation system â€“ depriving many tribes of the ability to prepare for the winter months as their ancestors had done for generations.
Hypothermia and Frostbite
It’s January and the temperatures aren’t bad recently, about 30 degrees—but it can get below zero very quickly this time of year. The wind and the air temperature can plummet, especially at night, and make it difficult to stay warm… especially if you rely on propane for heating, or wood for heating. Many of us simply can turn […]