Tag Archives: Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief

Multiple tornadoes hit Alabama overnight; kills 3

BIRMINGHAM (Neisha Roberts) — While the storm system that blew through the Southeast late-November was a welcomed hope for rain for some in extreme drought areas, it was an unwelcome guest for others who were hit by 130-mph winds and damage … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptists helping with Louisiana flood disaster, in for the ‘long haul’

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (TAB) — Trained Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers are in place in the flood-ravaged Louisiana areas and have a long road ahead of them. The flood survivors are feeling the pain of the disaster and some are saying … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief shower units to deploy to Louisiana

BIRMINGHAM (TAB, SBOM) — The State of Louisiana has requested assistance from Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) after recent flooding has impacted more than 400,000 homes, with about 75 percent being called a “total loss.” Two Alabama DR shower trailers are set … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers to assist in Coffee Association

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — The week of Christmas brought with it rain — and lots of it. But by Dec. 29 floodwaters began to recede enough to allow Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams to begin operations in Coffee Baptist Association. Administration … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief requested in South Carolina

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief personnel have been called to action in South Carolina, according to Mel Johnson, disaster relief strategist for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions. With rain starting to fall days ago, South Carolina … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief assesses storm damage, deploys chain saw unit

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — An early morning storm system April 7 brought with it heavy rainfall, flash flooding and tornado watches, some of which remained in the southeastern parts of the state at press time. Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief was quick … Continue reading

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DR teams assess damage after storms roll through Alabama

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Much of central and north Alabama was under a tornado watch and severe thunderstorm warning Feb. 20. The National Weather Service reported wind gusts of up to 43 miles per hour at the Birmingham airport and about … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptists send emergency funds to the Philippines

BIRMINGHAM (SBOM) — In the wake of one of the most powerful typhoons in recorded history, the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions has forwarded disaster relief emergency funds to assist with relief efforts in the Philippines. As additional donations … Continue reading

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