When a disaster hits, we want every neighborhood in Miami to be able to spring to action and access resources immediately.
The Miami Strong Disaster Resilience Network is a collective of grassroots organizations across Miami-Dade County that step forward in times of need. Our aim is to equip network members with emergency resources and to share a clear ecosystem map so that residents, donors, and government partners can easily collaborate, get help, and offer support when a crisis hits.
Throughout disaster seasons, this site will be continuously updated with the latest resources to help communities prepare for and quickly recover from disasters.
We support disaster relief through a permanent, revolving fund that places resources with nonprofits in advance of a disaster. Grants are dispersed throughout the year in the following categories –
To share information about organizations that could advance our strategy, please contact Nikisha Williams, Managing Director of Collective Impact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your nonprofit is engaged in disaster preparedness, relief, recovery or resiliency initiatives in Miami-Dade County, please click here to join the Miami Strong Disaster Resilience Network.
Hurricane Season is from June 1 to November 30. Be sure to plan and prepare ahead of time with this library of resources.
Access tools and information to help your business stay prepared and to ensure continued operations in the face of a storm.
Access a database of free webinars to build your non-profit’s disaster relief and recovery capabilities.
(CERT) Learn basic disaster response skills to prepare yourself for hazards that may impact your community
With each storm, Miami-Dade’s grassroots-based organizations play a critical role in helping our communities prepare and recover. In the first round of grants, The Disaster Resilience Fund awarded an initial investment of $178,000 to advance equitable resilience building, community education and preparedness to five organizations that support a network of 18 nonprofits.
As we work to ensure our community is prepared for the effects of future disasters, please contact Nikisha Williams for more information.