In an August 3, 2022 letter, a coalition of nonprofits urged leaders in Washington to enable nonprofits to respond to a multitude of natural disasters this summer. These disasters include floods, wildfires, severe storms, landslides and exceptional drought.
There is "horrendous flooding in Kentucky," and major wildfires in "Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oregon, and Texas." Thousands have been impacted by "severe, damaging storms in Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and South Dakota." There are landslides in Alaska and exceptional drought in California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. America now faces a fall season with major hurricanes and the worst of wildfires.
Millions of Americans are suffering from natural disasters and need services from nonprofits. However, nonprofits are still "struggling to recover from the significantly added workloads they endured throughout the pandemic." If they are to assist those in need, Congress must enable these nonprofits to provide assistance to millions of Americans...More