Disaster Response Services

CAM assesses damages in Puerto Rico

CAM assesses damages in Puerto Rico

CAM Rapid Response team members are in Puerto Rico investigating damages to see how we can best help. Before leaving, the team had spoken with a mission pilot who was the first to land in the capital city San Juan after Hurricane Maria. “The needs are unbelievable,” the contact said. “The news isn’t getting the… Read more

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Puerto Rico Battered by Hurricane Maria

Update: A week after Hurricane Maria left a path of destruction in Puerto Rico, the situation is looking dismal. In one place that took a direct hit from the hurricane, residents are saying they have been without fresh water for days. Neighbors are sharing food as it rapidly becomes scarce.   Due to the damage,… Read more

Hurricane Irma Hits Florida

Hurricane Irma Hits Florida

Rapid Response helps with flood cleanup As Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recorded history, barreled toward Florida, people around the world earnestly prayed. Our Rapid Response staff, already overwhelmed with the Hurricane Harvey project in Texas, braced themselves for the worst and prepared for another large disaster. The state ordered… Read more

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Disaster Response Services

Despite temperatures below freezing, Mike from Rainelle, West Virginia, was living in a tent while he anxiously waited for his new house to be completed. This elderly man’s previous home had been destroyed in the flood that swept through West Virginia in June 2016. Disaster Response Services staff and volunteers recently finished Mike’s house, and… Read more