Monthly Archives: November 2015

Clergy Views of Their Role Post Earthquake (NZ)

From a NZ Journal: Clergy Views of  their Role in City Resilience: Lessons from the Canterbury Earthquakes.  I thought this was an interesting account of what happened in Christchurch, NZ after the two major earthquakes they experienced a couple of … Continue reading

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First Muslim Majority City in U.S. – Hamtramck, MI

First Majority Muslim U.S. City Residents Tense About Its Future. In the first majority-Muslim U.S. city, residents tense about its future Earlier this month, the blue-collar city that has been home to Polish Catholic immigrants and their descendants for more … Continue reading

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Report on Disaster Philanthropy

New Report and Tools Paint Picture of Disaster Philanthropy Landscape According to the 2015 report, 42 percent of private disaster philanthropy from foundations went to immediate response and relief. Grants for reconstruction and recovery totaled 19 percent. Foundation grants for … Continue reading

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