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BVS volunteer Adam Braun helps repair flood-damaged home in Schoharie, NY.
Photo by Zach Wolgemuth

BVS volunteer Adam Braun helps repair flood-damaged home in Schoharie, NY.

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Typhoon Haiyan recovery aided by $175,000 in disaster grants
July 8, 2014
Typhoon Haiyan cut a 1,000-mile wide gash across the lush Philippine Islands on November 9, 2013.

CDS holds seminar for project managers
July 3, 2014
Thirty-four Children's Disaster Services (CDS) project managers gathered in June for a 3-day leadership seminar at the Zigler Hospitality Center in New Windsor, Md.

The travelling wooden tray
June 17, 2014
Carolyn Pyles was surprised when she found that David Fifer put her beautiful handmade tray up for bid at the Shenandoah District Auction & Sale. Can she get it back?

Children’s Disaster Services teams respond to WA mudslide
March 28, 2014
Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) has deployed volunteer teams in response to the catastrophic mudslide in Washington. The teams will care for children who have lost or missing family members.

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