Monthly Archives: October 2021

Banks announce disaster relief for Victorian storm victims

Several lenders, including major banks, have offered loan repayment cuts and fee waivers to Victorians hit by severe thunderstorms last week. From Thursday (October 28) and throughout the weekend, large swathes of Victoria and parts of South Australia and Tasmania suffered power outages and property damage after thunderstorms, hailstorms, heavy …

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New weekend hours for some disaster recovery centers

BATON ROUGE – Several disaster recovery centers in Louisiana are adjusting their weekend schedules from this weekend. At the center, Hurricane Ida survivors can get help with FEMA disaster assistance requests, download documents, and get answers to their questions about federal disaster assistance. All disaster recovery centers will remain open …

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International Volunteer Day 2021 | IFRC

At the IFRC, we are deeply proud of our amazing volunteers who save lives and fight for our common humanity every day. While the scale of today’s challenges, whether it’s COVID-19, the climate crisis, or the dangers facing communities at risk of disaster, may seem overwhelming, there is hope. Hope …

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