USPS and Emergency Response: A History of Delivering for the American Public

September 10, 2020 (RISC-WP-20-006) As a vital part of the nation’s emergency response structure, the Postal Service ensures that mail operations — a lifeline for impacted communities needing access to medications and essential items — are restored after an emergency or natural disaster. The Postal Service, and the Post Office Department before it, have supported…

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Deadline extended – PERF special solicitation now ends Oct. 13

The Postal Employees’ Relief Fund (PERF) has been designated as the charity to receive contributions from USPS employees in a special solicitation through Oct. 13, giving employees more time to offer aid to co-workers affected by the recent hurricanes. In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, voluntary donations to PERF can help fellow…

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