Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Washington Examiner: Business-Nonprofits confront catastrophe

Washington Examiner: Business: "Nonprofits confront catastrophe
Group releases plan for crisis coordination
By Josh Eiserike
Special to The Examiner
Published: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 12:34 AM EDT
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To prepare for an emergency on the scale of the Word Trade Center attack or a large natural disaster, Washington-area organizations have agreed to pool resources and coordinate their responses.

A report released today by the Nonprofit Roundtable details agreements made by 18 nonprofit and two local government organizations to coordinate relief efforts in the face of a major crisis. The agreements set up a new system to address individual needs and specifically define the coordination of volunteers and donations."

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