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Humanist Disaster Recovery

Houston Deployment in April

FBB volunteers will be working to make a real, tangible difference in the lives of people affected by Hurricane Harvey. FBB HDR is deploying in Houston between April 13th and April 30th to help Houston residents' lives return to normal.

Humanist Disaster Recovery (HDR) serves as a focal point for the humanist response to major disasters all over the world. The HDR program has two components:

  • provide financial support to secular organizations working locally to meet the needs of recovering survivors.
  • provide recovering communities with trained humanist volunteers.

During a disaster, this page provides:

  • information about the unfolding situation.
  • the opportunity to donate to our vetted secular beneficiaries.
  • the opportunity to volunteer to help rebuild communities affected by the disaster.

Sign up for the FBB bi-weekly newsletter to receive HDR program updates about our work.

Donate to the HDR program to aid us in responding to disasters by finding and vetting secular disaster organizations as well as planning volunteer deployments.

Browse the Humanist Disaster Recovery archives.

Volunteer. Sign up below with our HDR volunteer database.

Contact FBB with any questions.

HDR WorkerAs part of the first ever national humanist disaster recovery volunteer program, HDR provides recovering communities with trained humanist volunteers.

We are currently building our national database of volunteers who are ready and willing to help should disaster strike. By registering, you are only stating that you are willing to be contacted should a position open up for a role you may be able to fill.

Thank you so much for stepping up and wanting to put your compassionate humanism to work.

Volunteer with HDR, or update your information in our volunteer database, by clicking on the button below.

Foundation Beyond Belief  American Humanist Association

The Humanist Disaster Recovery program is sustained through a partnership between Foundation Beyond Belief and the American Humanist Association (AHA).

We thank AHA for their generous support of our efforts.

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