Disaster Relief

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]

Alabama | Mar. 5 2019

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief aids in recovery and cleanup in Beauregard and other areas hit by March 3 tornadoes

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief strategist Mark Wakefield said teams worked throughout the day... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 4 2019

23 confirmed dead following tornadoes in Beauregard

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist At least 23 people are dead following tornadoes that struck the Beauregard community south of Auburn-Opelika... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 25 2019

FBC Wetumpka to resume services Jan. 27 following tornado cleanup and damage assessment

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist The congregation of First Baptist Church, Wetumpka, will resume a normal schedule this weekend... [READ MORE]