Rapid Response Services
When a tornado, hurricane, flood, or wildfire strikes an area in the United States, one of our 22 nationwide Rapid Response teams is on standby to investigate damages within 24 hours. If cleanup help is needed, they coordinate volunteers to help within 48 hours. Cleanup projects include cutting up trees, cleaning up debris, tearing out soggy insulation, and putting tarps on damaged roofs.
Steven and Louise received damage to their house after Hurricane Harvey in 2017. In 2019, Tropical Storm Imelda washed ashore creating havoc.
Amelia, who was mostly non-verbal, was calling loudly for help. She was stuck in the mud and unable to move. “It was just a miracle!”
Hurricane Delta is slated to make landfall in Louisiana Friday evening. Our Rapid Response teams have been cleaning up since Hurricane Laura.
In Aug, a derecho blasted through the Midwest with winds over 100 mph. The storm damaged buildings, uprooted trees, and downed power lines.
Hurricane Sally made landfall in Alabama and Florida early Wednesday morning. The category 2 hurricane, with wind speeds reaching 100 mph.
Texas and Louisiana brace themselves as Hurricane Laura churns across the Gulf of Mexico. Laura’s strength increases, with relentless upwards to 125 mph.
The Disaster Response Services programs reach out to those suffering in the wake of crises in the United States. Our goal is to minister the love and comfort of Jesus in times of loss and distress. If long-term recovery help is needed in a disaster area, our DRS...
Would they be safe from all the wind and rain that people say come with a hurricane? Where would they go? Michael replied, “Grandma, are you scared?”
A damp February afternoon found the Virginia Search & Rescue team looking for forty-year-old Trenton from Tennessee.
Sara told a Disaster Response chaplain, “The Lord told me, Get out of this room! I didn’t immediately move because I thought I should be in the bathroom.