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These selected resources will link you to various news, science and relief Internet sites for recent earthquake and oil spill disasters, as well as resources on other disasters including landslides, tornadoes and floods.

VCU users can use LexisNexis for current U.S. and world news and World News Connection for current non-U.S. news sources. 

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Disaster Response: How to Help

Typhoon Haiyan / TyphoonYolanda: 
American Red Cross: Safe and Well site
Google Person Finder
Learn more about hurricanes and typhoons

The relief organizations listed below are sponsoring typhoon specific relief efforts. Please check their pages for information.

General Disaster Assistance:

CNN: Impact Your World
Guidestar: Giving to Disaster Relief and Recovery
InterAction: Guidelines on offering help
Center for International Disaster Information: General disaster information


Selected Relief Organizations
American Red Cross
Doctors Without Borders
Feeding America
Food for the Hungry
Habitat for Humanity
Mercy Corps
Oxfam International
Save the Children
United Way
World Food Program


    General Disaster Preparedness

    Information regarding preparations for individual disasters are located on each tab.

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