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SBDR seeks help from volunteers after Isaac

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) — Southern Baptist Disaster Relief is seeking help with mud-out and assessment as it concentrates on clean-up, recovery and roof repairs for Hurricane Isaac victims, confident that meals are no longer needed. –30– To read more, visit … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist mud-out teams assist after Isaac; child care team headed to Louisiana

HOMEWOOD — Six Alabama Baptist disaster relief mud-out teams have been working this week in Louisiana and Mississippi, said Mel Johnson, disaster relief strategist for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM). And three more mud-out teams are set … Continue reading

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Alabama DR teams complete work in New Orleans

The Alabama Baptist disaster relief teams have returned home from their work in New Orleans, on and around the seminary campus. “We were privileged to help unload a trailer load of food at the Friendship House in New Orleans before … Continue reading

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Alabama’s ‘chainsaw maniacs’ aid in Isaac cleanup at New Orleans Seminary

By Frank Michael McCormack NEW ORLEANS — A team of about 25 disaster relief workers from Alabama were hard at work on the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) campus over the weekend, removing debris and downed trees scattered by … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist DR teams cleaning up debris at New Orleans Seminary

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, 12:55 p.m. — Alabama Baptist disaster relief volunteers started early this morning cleaning up debris on the campus of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. They worked in yards and helped remove downed trees. The volunteers planned … Continue reading

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Alabama DR teams arrive in New Orleans area, already assessing downed trees, other damage

The cleanup and recovery disaster relief team out of Calhoun Baptist Association has made it to the New Orleans area and has been assessing homes with downed trees this afternoon, reported John Thomas, associate director of missions for Calhoun Association … Continue reading

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Alabama DR teams on the road to New Orleans area

Three Alabama Baptist disaster relief cleanup and recovery teams left around 7 a.m. for the New Orleans area. The teams are headed to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary to help with cleanup on campus. A heavy equipment team left from … Continue reading

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Breaking News — SBC sends help to the coast after Isaac

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) —  Following a prayer by North American Mission Board (NAMB) evangelism vice president Larry Wynn, Southern Baptist disaster relief drivers Larry Kirkland and K. Ray Helms fired up NAMB’s two 18-wheelers and departed Aug. 29 for Mobile. Each … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist churches safe from Isaac; coastal DR assessments being made

Thomas Wright, executive director of missions for Mobile Baptist Association, said his initial reports indicate Alabama Baptist churches weathered the storm with no major issues. Cypress Shores, Hollinger’s Island, Bayou La Batre, Heron Bay and Dauphin Island indicate flooding on … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Hurricane warning lifted for state; DR officials remain on alert

HOMEWOOD — While the National Hurricane Center has lifted the hurricane warning that was in effect for the Alabama coast, the rains have started impacting the area. “Dauphin Island has already lost power and will be turning off the water … Continue reading

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