Weather the storm: Relief organizations have benefited from residual donations due to recent hurricanes

The Natural Disaster and Emergency Relief Services industry is expected to grow over the five years to 2018. Although dominated by nonprofit organizations, this industry is also composed of for-profit companies that provide direct assistance to communities affected by domestic and global disasters. Industry revenue, which is generated mostly from government funding and private donations, exhibited some volatility over the past five years due to the unpredictable occurrence of natural disasters. Over the five years to 2023, revenue is projected to continue its growth, albeit at a slower pace...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 13-18
3.3%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
23,665
Businesses
1,759
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The frequency of climate-related natural disasters has increased and will be the main driver for demand
  • Government grants typically increase when demand for disaster relief is high
  • Rising sea levels will likely increase the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events
  • 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.Disaster relief and emergency servicesIndustry organizations coordinate disaster relief services with government agencies. The exact services provided depend on the government agency and the needs of those affected. Industry operators typically organize and distribute aid in the form food, clothing, shelter and medical relief immediately following an emergency situation. Organizations also assist in recovery efforts by repairing damaged infrastructure and removing debris. Cou...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Industry are

  • Ability to provide goods/services in diverse locations
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favor of market conditions
  • Ability to educate the wider community
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Federal funding for homeland security in the Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Industry?

    Industry establishments provide food, shelter, clothing, medical relief, resettlement and counseling to victims of domestic or international disasters. Industry operators respond to natural and manmade crises, including earthquakes, fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, hazardous material spills, wars and acts of terrorism. This industry excludes government agencies and organizations that provide housing or food to the homeless, victims of domestic violence and the elderly.

    Industry Products
  • Social assistance for immigrants and refugees
  • Food, clothing and distribution services of collected items
  • Hurricane emergency and disaster relief
  • Emergency and disaster relief following severe storm(s)
  • Emergency and disaster relief following flooding and/or mudslides
  • Fire, tornado, snow storm disaster and emergency relief
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing food to victims of domestic and international disasters or conflicts
  • Providing shelter to victims of domestic and international disasters or conflicts
  • Providing clothing to victims of domestic and international disasters or conflicts
  • Providing medical relief to victims of domestic and international disasters or conflicts
  • Providing resettlement services to victims of domestic and international disasters or conflicts
  • Providing counseling services to victims of domestic and international disasters or conflicts
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Federal funding for homeland security
  • Natural disaster index
  • Per capita disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Individual and corporate donations drive revenue
  • Profitability recovers
  • Growing incidence of disasters
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Disaster trends
  • Future funding
  • Improving profitability
  • Table: Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Public Administration
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Community Food Services
  • Community Housing & Homeless Shelters
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • IT Consulting
  • Long-Distance Freight Trucking
  • Municipal Building Construction
  • Property, Casualty and Direct Insurance
  • Satellite Telecommunications Providers

  • Products & Services
  • Hurricane emergency and disaster relief
  • Social assistance for immigrants and refugees
  • Emergency and disaster relief following severe storm(s)
  • Emergency and disaster relief following flooding and/or mudslides
  • Fire, tornado, snow storm disaster and emergency relief
  • Food, clothing and distribution services of collected items
  • Chart: Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Private donations from individuals
  • Private donations from corporations
  • Government funding
  • All other funding sources
  • Other private sources of revenue
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent and utilitiesDepreciation, marketing and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Federal funding for homeland security (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema)
  • A federal agency designed to prepare for, mitigate against, respond to and help individuals and communities recover from natural and man-made disasters.
  • Map Modernization Initiative
  • Access to updated and accurate digital flood hazard data and maps via the internet.
  • Secure
  • An initiative that provides real-time communications during severe storms and allows for teleconferencing among the states, the National Hurricane Center, and other regional centers.
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