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National Preparedness Month: Planning Before Disaster Strikes

National Preparedness Month [in September]… Disaster preparedness is especially critical in impoverished Native communities, where everyday life can feel like a crisis and the disaster recovery process can be long.

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The Realities of Winter in the Northern Plains

On remote reservations in the Northern Plains, winter storms often prevent access to necessities such as food, water and warmth… PWNA offers the Northern Plains Reservation Aid (NPRA) program…

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Winter on the Reservation: Would You Choose to Heat or Eat?

Many Native American Elders are at risk in their own homes, every single day. Winter is no exception… and poverty brings its own kind of chill.

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Disaster and Emergency Preparedness for Native Americans

Preparedness. It’s a word that comes up a lot this time of year, with Mother Nature bringing seasonal weather disasters like tornadoes and hurricanes – and soon enough, the chill of winter. Additionally, September is National Preparedness Month. The physical environment on the reservations we support is often harsh; giving rise to a wide range […]

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