Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the past five years, industry performance was shaped by the incidence and severity of natural disasters and, thus, the magnitude of supplemental funding appropriations. A disastrous wildfire season in California and stronger-than-average hurricane season in the Atlantic have pushed demand and revenue up over recent years. But while revenue climbed, industry profit levels plummeted, battered by investment losses and further compressed by the costs associated with serving a growing number of clients and regions. Funding will remain limited, but an improving economy is projected to support private donations to the industry... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The Natural Disaster and Emergency Relief Services industry provides social assistance and disaster relief services. However, revenue is not directly generated from providing services as nearly all funding is provided by donations and government funding.
Social assistance for families, immigrants and refugees
Social assistance for immigrants and refugees is the primary service offered by this industry. In comparison to natural disasters, the inflow of immigrants and refugees is considerably more predictable. As a result, demand for these services is relatively consistent. Relief organizations seek to assist refugees as they settle in a new country... purchase to read more