Project Description

Emergency Response Program

Hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, floods, and other disasters are happening more frequently in the United States. UMR is responding to the call to help underserved communities after disasters with the UMR Emergency Response Program. Having served in Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Maria, Hurricane Michael and Florence, and the Wildfires in California, UMR’s core mission to help communities in times of disaster is solidified in these efforts.
The UMR U.S. Emergency Response Program is expanding to have initiatives focused on:

  • Housing Assistance
  • Debris Removal/Clean up
  • Pets in Disasters
  • Emergency Preparedness Training for Youth

UMR Emergency Response Program was approved by USA TODAY NETWORK to participate in A Community Thrives Program . The Community Thrives Program runs from Monday, March 18, 2019 at 12pm ET and to Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11:59:59am ET. This is a grant matching and crowdfunding competition.

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