Disaster Relief

Alabama News | Jan. 11 2020

Severe storms move across Alabama; three reported dead in Pickens County

Article by Carrie Brown McWhorter Photo by Susanna Fowler Severe thunderstorms moved through Alabama today (Jan. 11), killing three and leaving... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Dec. 17 2019

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief responds following deadly Dec. 16 storms

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams are assisting in assessment and cleanup efforts today (Dec.... [READ MORE]

Disaster Relief | Nov. 13 2019

TAB staff member part of disaster relief efforts in southern Tennessee

By Janet Erwin The Alabama Baptist After being trained by Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief officials earlier this year, I donned my yellow shirt... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 6 2019

Volunteers build 11 houses in five days for Beauregard tornado victims

For the Beauregard community hit hard by tornadoes in early March, getting back on its feet has been “a slow process,” said Bill King, director... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 3 2019

Community seeing ‘glimmers of light’ after tornado

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist So much more — that’s what the March 3 tornadoes were to Rusty Sowell. So much more than he ever could’ve... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Apr. 2 2019

Calming presence: There’s a ‘place for everyone’ in local, national disaster relief efforts

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Cookie Garner Baker says she could tell a tornado was coming. The sky looked strange as she helped an older... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Apr. 1 2019

Midwest disaster relief recovery begins as additional flooding looms

Historic flooding in the Midwest has caused at least $3 billion in damages in recent weeks and state disaster relief leaders are organizing a... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Apr. 1 2019

Geneva Association active part of Yellow Shirt Army

In 2018, Geneva Baptist Association’s disaster relief team was revitalized — and just in time. The association’s team jumped in at full... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 26 2019

Hundreds dead in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe after tropical cyclone Idai

Tropical Cyclone Idai brought torrential rain and wind as it made landfall near Beira City, Mozambique, in southeast Africa. Hundreds are confirmed... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Mar. 8 2019

‘The number of deaths has touched people deeply’: Disaster relief efforts wrapping up in Lee County as community turns to long-term recovery

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist As volunteers and donations poured into Lee County following a deadly tornado outbreak on March... [READ MORE]