Hurricane Ida arrived in Port Fourchon, La., around noon Sunday (Aug. 29) as a Category 4 storm. With winds of 150 mph, Ida is one of the strongest storms to hit the mainland United States. (NOAA satellite image) By Brandon Elrod ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) – Sixteen years to the day after Katrina’s historic landfall, Hurricane […]
Southern Baptist Disaster Relief shower units, feeding units and heavy equipment make their way to the Waverly, Tenn., area to assist residents devastated by flooding. Photo from Facebook By Brandon Elrod WAVERLY, Tenn. (BP) – Flash flooding in middle Tennessee has left 22 dead and dozens missing, devastating a rural community. Tropical Storm Henri made […]
Flooding in Louisiana has Baptist Disaster Relief crews working overtime. LAKE CHARLES, La. (BP) – Some may give up trying to make a home in southwest Louisiana with flooding that has killed four people and caps a year of hurricanes, heavy rains and a devastating winter freeze. “This latest go-round of wind and water is, […]
“You never think it’s going to happen to you…”
“I get to see the Cooperative Program in action with our SBDR teams doing what it takes…”
“We are now engaged or about to be engaged on five different sites.”
Our Lord granted us success and we were able to work alongside four wonderful families and help remediate four severely damaged homes.”
“Relief efforts are progressing much faster than expected in Louisiana. But, I expect an extended need for rebuild teams.”
“This month isn’t good. My house is … a mess.”
Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief joined cleanup in West Virginia Monday after flooding killed 23 people and destroyed over 1,000 homes.
The construction effort for South Carolina has been extended through September for groups willing to help.