Disaster Resources for Nonprofits
NAO is working continuously to get disaster-related information and resources into the hands of Oregon nonprofits. Those resources are brought together here for easy access.
- General Disaster Resources
- Oregon Wildfire Resources
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GENERAL DISASTER RESOURCES
- Disaster Planning for Nonprofits Guide - NAO and Safe & Ready Nonprofits
NAO is excited to bring Oregon nonprofits the Disaster Planning for Nonprofits Guide filled with resources, discussions prompts, checklists and tips for you and your team to generate a Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP).
- Disaster Preparedness Toolkit – Community-based Organizations
This comprehensive toolkit was developed as part of an AmeriCorps VISTA special project hosted by Mercy Corps Northwest with support from NAO. It covers business continuity planning, pivoting programs and organizational leadership.
- Crisis Communication Plan Toolkit - Nonprofit State Association
This comprehensive toolkit was developed by the Colorado Nonprofit Association, and is intended as a template for nonprofits to adapt and implement. To effectively use this tool, nonprofits will need to adjust the plan to fit the organization's resources, structures and messages as appropriate.
- Emergency Succession Planning Toolkit – ETI
Tool for nonprofits to create an emergency succession plan that is unique to your needs. Includes step-by-step guidance, checklists and templates that can be used to prepare your organization in the event of an unforeseen, sudden executive extended leave or departure. See additional Succession Planning Toolkits.
- Planning During Change Toolkit for Nonprofits – NAO
Tool for nonprofits to plan and forecast financial health through crisis situations and into recovery. Provides nonprofits a starting point for near- and mid-term planning amidst change and uncertainty.
- Oregon Regional Resources for Emergency Preparedness – Oregon Federal Executive Board
Resources for local and regional emergencies to include signup for emergency notifications and weather closures.
- Oregon Volunteers In Disaster – OVRVID - About ORVID
ORVID is an all-in-one volunteer management system that brings together volunteers and essential disaster response organizations.
- Oregon Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster – ORVOAD
State/Territory VOADs are associations of organizations that lead response efforts and provide assistance to communities affected by disaster.
- Oregon Community Organizations Active in Disaster – COAD
Resource pages set up by county and regional community builders to coordinate response efforts and information.
- Oregon Disaster Volunteer & Donations Portal – Oregon Office of Emergency Management
Individuals and businesses that would like to donate or volunteer to support disaster efforts can register here.
- Disaster Resiliency and Recovery Resources: A Guide for Rural Communities
- Center for Disaster Philanthropy – ODC
Resource to help donors make thoughtful decisions on giving to disaster-related funds to maximize impact.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency – FEMA Site for Oregon
Provides support across the country for response and recovery efforts for wildfires, tropical storms, hurricanes, etc.
- 211Info – Community-based Nonprofit (funded by state contracts, foundations, United Way & other partners)
Provides referrals to community members for basic needs such as food, health, shelter and childcare/parenting.
- Find Open Shelters – American Red Cross
Shelters available for people evacuated from their homes in disaster situations.
- How to Opt-in to Emergeny Text Alerts – OregonLive
Shows how to receive emergency government alerts on your phone.
- TripCheck – ODOT
During a disaster, stay at home if you can. If you must travel, check the latest conditions before you go.
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OREGON WILDFIRE RESOURCES
- Oregon Wildfire Response & Recovery Website – State of Oregon
Official site for all Oregon wildfire resources. See firefighting efforts, evacuation maps and alerts.
- Oregon Wildfire & Heat Safety Resources – United Way of the Columbia Willamette
Host of fire recovery resources for those affected by wildfires to include housing needs, FEMA info, evacuation levels, and donation information.
- Oregon Wildfires Disaster Recovery Help – United Policyholders
Through their Roadmap to Recovery program, access free assistance navigating the process of returning to a wildfire area, handling damaged/destroyed property and collecting available insurance funds.
- Oregon Community Rebuilding Fund – Wildfire Recovery Support
The Ford Family Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust, the Oregon Community Foundation and American Red Cross jointly created this fund at the request of the Governor to bring private and philanthropic donations together to work collectively for Oregonians affected by wildfires.
- Wildfire Emergency Supplies Fund – Causa of Oregon
Causa, Oregon’s Immigrant Rights organization set up a fund to purchase emergency supplies for immigrant Oregonians who have been evacuated or lost their homes due to wildfires.
- Project Wildfire – Deschutes County
Project Wildfire is a Deschutes County effort to create long-term wildfire mitigation strategies and provide for a disaster-resistant community.
- Oregon Smoke Information – Air quality advisories for Oregon
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