Cards for Calamity
Cards for Calamity are the perfect way to provide thoughtful support for communities, colleagues and loved ones impacted by disaster. With cards tailored to those wanting to understand the recovery journey, organizations supporting their staff and communities, and those striving to empower disaster-impacted community members, this resource is the perfect way to deal those impacted by disaster a better hand.
Each comes with a link to a digital education resource giving powerful tools to those facing difficult times.
Bulk discounts available for organizations looking to support communities and equip your people for a role after disaster.
I have to say the Cards for Calamity are incredible. The advice is spot-on and of tremendous value to anyone who has just come through a disaster. The cards can be used continually as an aid throughout the long disaster recovery.
How to use Cards for Calamity
Is this a game?
No. This is a set of cards with the learning of recovery experts and other communities who have ‘been there.’ The bite-sized format makes this vital information easy to absorb and to share with others through the recovery journey.
As an organization, how do we use these cards to support communities?
These cards can be printed in bulk with your organization’s logo and distributed to disaster-affected communities - a powerful way to support communities through the long recovery journey and to demonstrate your support. Check out our case study below for how we partnered with Australian Red Cross for a nationwide roll-out.
How do I use these cards in my work with disaster-affected communities?
The cards are ideal for facilitating conversations and supporting recovery. We have a helpful facilitator’s guide with ideas to get you started.
Can we buy the Cards for Calamity in bulk?
Yes. Get in touch about bulk discounts and the possibility of co-branding for print runs of more than 1,000. Check out how the Australian Red Cross partnered with Hummingly to co-brand the Cards for Calamity for a nationwide rollout into communities hit by disaster in the case study below.
How were these designed?
The cards are based on thousands of conversations with disaster-affected people, decades of disaster recovery experience and cognitive science. They were reviewed by disaster-affected community members and peer-reviewed by faculty at UC Berkeley and Harvard. We believe when your world has been turned upside down by disaster, you need and deserve to have access to the world’s best advice.
Our organization works with disaster-affected community members. How can these cards help our people?
Working with disaster-affected communities can be daunting and, without a foundation of recovery knowledge, we risk inadvertently causing more stress. These cards build that foundation of knowledge along with the empathy that’s so important for working well with disaster-affected people.
Do you ship overseas?
Yes, we sell and ship all over the world. But for orders outside the US, contact us and we'll arrange payment and shipping with you.
How long will it take for my cards to arrive?
It depends on where you are. Orders from the US will take 3-7 business days to arrive. Overseas deliveries can take anywhere from 7-16 days.
I have a different question ...
You can contact us through our contact page. We will be happy to assist you.
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