Close to 100 residents of the Georgia city are still affected by damage caused by a winter storm that swept through the Southeast in mid-February.

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“In a world in which the church gets a lot of bad press, you count a lot on the other end of the scale for us,” said the head of ABC-USA at a gathering of the NABF Disaster Response Network.

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Wednesday, 12 February 2014 09:32

CBF to churches: be Christ to storm victims

The Fellowship's disaster response coordinator urges congregations to prepare to be of service to neighbors as an ice storm descends on the Southeast. 

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Friday, 15 November 2013 11:10

Baptists shed light on Filipino suffering

 BWA shares reports from member organizations in the Philippines about the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. 

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013 12:55

CBF deploys field personnel to Philippines

The Fellowship also is sending $10,000 in donations as it prepares for long-haul recovery in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the central Philippines on Friday.

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Monday, 11 November 2013 13:09

Baptists among forces helping Philippines

The Baptist World Alliance, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and American Baptist Churches USA are just a few of the organizations urging members to pray and give generously to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. 

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Friday, 08 November 2013 17:12

CBF responds to Philippines typhoon

Fellowship sends funds to help distribute drinking water after Super Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on Friday. The storm is described as one of the biggest storms on record.

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Friday, 08 November 2013 11:50

West recovery steady but painful

A Baptist pastor said citizens also have to recover emotionally from the April fertilizer plant explosion that rocked West, Texas. 

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Thursday, 07 November 2013 12:38

Baptists issue disaster response appeals

CBF and BGCT disaster response leaders say help is needed for February tornado victims in Hattiesburg, Miss., and for those whose homes were damaged in flooding last week in Austin, Texas.

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Wednesday, 23 October 2013 08:12

Harnessing youth for disaster work

A new Texas Baptist program called Bounce seeks young adult volunteers for major disaster relief programs next summer, reminding disaster response officials in other organizations just how important youth are after natural and man-made catastrophes.

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