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Training Opportunity

Pro Bono Net begins a series of Superstorm Sandy interviews beginning with NYLAG's Sunny Noh

On October 17, 2013 (New York, NY) there will be this conference hosted by City Bar Justice Center, The Legal Aid Society and Pro Bono Net

Disaster Lawyering Conference: Delivering Legal Aid Post Sandy
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Eastern) at the
New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street
New York City, NY

Monday July 15, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Disaster Related Identity Theft Victimization and Fraud (free 90 minute webinar from the National Identity Theft Victims' Assistance Network). This training is now archived at

Thursday, July 18, 2013 1:00 PM EDT SNAP in the Aftermath of Disaster- Advocacy and Outreach Best Practices This is a free webinar is cosponsored by Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and AARP Foundation. This training is now archived at

Superstorm Sandy News

Interactive Map: Sandy's Monetary Damages

New Pro Bono Rule Spurs Law Student Aid to Hurricane Sandy Victims

Hurricane Sandy Recovery - Summer Pro Bono Opportunities in New York through Touro Law Center

YouTube video about disaster assistance provided by New York Legal Assistance Group

NYLAG: Rebuilding After Superstorm Sandy

Video begins with the story of a first-responder helping people during Superstorm Sandy who later has major insurance and FEMA issues where he is helped by NYLAG. NYLAG's hotline and mobile legal help center are also described. NYLAG is assisted by over 800 pro bono volunteers.

Disaster Specific Resources and Opportunities

Oklahoma Tornadoes

Jim Stuart, President of the Oklahoma Bar Association, asks for volunteers to assist disaster survivors. There is a link to an online form on this page: Tornado Disaster.

Over 250 OKlawyers volunteered to help nearly 300 disaster victims with free advice.

Flood Insurance and Related Issues

Participating Organizations

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