FEMA is now accepting disaster aid applications through February 4 from houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
The Puerto Rican governor’s office put out a call for mainland commercial drivers willing to help. Unfortunately, the capacity of bureaucrats to stifle selfless service is disturbingly strong.
An island already exhausted and resource-depleted from rendering aid to neighboring islands was now the target of a catastrophic storm, the likes of which hadn’t been seen there since 1928.
In Houston, Watt has always been a picture of martial spirit, resilience, and protecting his community. It’s no surprise when he asked for help to do just those things in the wake of Harvey, America answered.
The swift response to Harvey’s devastation was the fruit of much preparation, organization, and groundwork—often going back years.
The key question with an emergency spending bill is whether it will immediately help the people and homes and businesses and infrastructure in the affected areas.
Americans are incredibly generous, but we give of our time and money in all the wrong ways. Here’s how we can truly help in the aftermath of disaster.
From the general in charge to the family members of those killed, the power and perseverance of the human spirit amid agony was on display in the aftermath of 9/11.
Let’s appreciate the amazing mettle of Louisianans, who pulled together to weather an apocalyptic storm while being overlooked by their fellow countrymen.
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