A woman who lost her home and all her belongings in the Border Fire accepts a blanket from a Tzu Chi team member. The woman, who also lost her home in 2007 and was helped by Tzu Chi, told members she hopes to help others by volunteering with Tzu Chi after she settles into a new home. Credit: Tracy Fu

Want to Help in a Disaster? Get Involved Now

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Disaster preparedness is about more than stocking up on supplies. Getting involved is part of getting ready. “We like to say that emergency management is a team sport,” said Holly Crawford, Director of the County Office of Emergency Services. “It takes the involvement of volunteer groups, faith-based organizations, non-governmental organizations and private business to achieve […]