This category is reserved for items directly related to a major natural disaster or other serious modern-world crisis. It is designed to help people quickly find stories related to that situation. There is also a directory of weblinks related to crisis response at http://scatoday.net/crisis/links.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-07 18:50
Mlaf reports on a new song inspired by the valor of the people of Gleann Abhann in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-07 17:09
Shari Damkier has posted a map of the Kingdom of Meridies showing which SCA groups are most affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-09-06 10:08
Purple Nicholson reports that the Chateau Teafort Foundation, formed recently to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina, has already raised over $3,000 for the cause.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-09-05 17:37
This is an UNOFFICIAL directory of the various Kingdom-level resource coordinators within the SCA.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-09-04 17:01
For those contemplating moving vehicles or supplies in or out of the affected area, this federal government site has information about the status of major highways throughout the U.S.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-03 16:41
The Shire of Smythkepe in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is sponsoring Operation Alms to help members of the SCA donate perishables to local non-profit agencies.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-02 14:27
Ashia Yother reports that shelter and veterinary services are desperately needed for equine victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-09-02 13:36
This relief site is a joint effort of Larry Dixon and Mercedes Lackey, two prominent figures in the Science Fiction/Fantasy literary community.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-09-02 13:30
This web site is run under the auspices of the Crown of the Kingdom of Meridies, and exists for the purpose of collecting and coordinating hurricane relief efforts within that Kingdom.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 23:14
Her Majesty Lethrenn, Queen of Meridies, has published an update on the Kingdom's fundraising efforts for disaster relief.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 23:02
Clan Marshinfayne is sponsoring this bulletin board for posting or seeking the whereabouts of SCAdians caught in the Hurricane Katrina disaster area, and for information about supply runs being organized within the SCA to get relief into the hands of friends in the affected areas.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Thu, 2005-09-01 20:10
Mistress Heirusalem Crystoma, Publisher of The Pennsic Independent, plans to donate over 80% of the revenue from PDF subscriptions to the disaster relief effort.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 19:20
MoveOn.org, the Progressive political group, has organized a non-partisan, non-politically-oriented drive to connect individuals who have space for temporary housing with refugees who need it. Individuals can post available housing on the web site or search for available housing within a specified radius of their location or a location where they might have relatives or friends to help. (Zoom into "detail" link for a press release.)
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 16:35
A privately-organized web site to help survivors of Hurricane Katrina locate one another.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 16:34
A privately-organized web site to help Hurricane Katrina survivors locate one another.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 16:30
The U.S. government's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publishes these fact sheets on safety precautions you should take when working at the scene of hurricane, tornado, or flood disasters.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 16:15
There are several databases that have been created for SCAdians affected by major disasters. These include a crash space needed/available database, to help those who have lost their homes or who have had to evacuate; a group status database where local SCA groups can report in; a roll call database for reporting "I'm okay" or other personal status messages; and an offers-of-help database.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 16:06
When professional rescuers or relief workers are faced with occupational stress, they call upon a Critical Incident Stress Debriefing specialist to help handle the situation. A professional in this field is offering her services free to SCAdians affected by the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 16:00
This email list is for coordinating longer-term relief efforts specifically in the SCA-specific areas like replacing lost garb and armor. The list is complementary to SCA-911 and SCA-Disaster.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 15:58
Email discussion list for coordinating immediate disaster/crisis response for affected SCAdians.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 15:54
Email list for coordinating immediate disaster/crisis response for SCAdians.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 15:17
"This world is full of heroes most of us never get to meet," writes Aaron faheud Swiftrunner in this LiveJournal entry, telling of acts of quiet goodness he witnessed at an airport this week.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-01 11:19
Master Aaron faheud Swiftrunner, a bard in the Middle Kingdom, offers this song dedicated to the courage of our brothers and sisters in the southern kingdoms.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-01 10:59
Katharine Devereaux, St. Anne's Clothier's Guild Mistress, has announced that the Guild will collect garb, cloth and sewing supplies to be sent to SCA members affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-01 02:29
Three YahooGroups discussion lists have been created to help coordinate relief efforts for those SCA members affected by Hurricane Katrina and other disasters.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-01 02:01
Ancyra reports that the upcoming Meridian Grand Tourney has been cancelled due to the ravages of Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-31 21:15
Mistress Mordrea of the Kingdom of Atlantia has announced that a silent auction and Red Cross fund-raiser will be held at the Kingdom's upcoming Fall University in the Stronghold of Raven's Cove.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-08-31 16:02
Susan Earley, the Society Exchequer, has posted reminders and clarifications regarding SCA policy on fundraisers for disaster relief.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-08-31 15:28
We are receiving a lot of news and updates related to the hurricane crisis affecting Meridies, Gleann Abhann, and surrounding areas. In response, SCAtoday.net is altering our normal editorial schedule.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-08-31 14:10
Peregrine Fairchylde of the Shire of Lagerdamm, Principality of Gleann Abhann, Meridies, reports on conditions following Hurricane Katrina.