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12/13/2018 Metro BCM Update

 Metro BCM students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock finished finals yesterday and headed off to serve survivors of Hurricane Michael in Panama City this week! (wow what servant-hearted group!!!!) The Cooperative Program and the Dixie Jackson Missions Offering make it possible for ministries like Disaster Relief to serve those in need of […]

10/26/2018 Update

AR DR have partnered with Oklahoma Disaster Relief to minister to the people of Bay County Florida. Our Incident Management Team is on site until October 27 when a team from Oklahoma will arrive to relieve them. Our Incident Management Team will resume coordination duties on November 10. They are working with assessors, chaplains, feeding volunteers, chainsaw […]

10/17/2018 Update

As teams from Arkansas begin to arrive and serve in Florida, stories of life change are already coming in. On Tuesday, the Incident Management Team trailer was being set up early in the morning in Panama City. The first family arrived, seeking help. Before the team could get their name in the spreadsheet, the mother received Jesus […]

10/15/2018 Update

Arkansas is partnering with Oklahoma to provide: IMT, feeding, chainsaw, skid steer, chaplains, and shower/laundry. At this time, the ABSC DR response will be with our Incident Management trailer & team, 2 chainsaw teams this week (AR River Valley & a brand new team – Delta Chainsaw), the state skid steer, and 2 shower/laundry trailers […]

10/10/2018 Update

Hurricane Michael has made land fall on the coast of the panhandle of Florida. Already a record-breaking hurricane, Michael has sustained winds of 155 mph and catastrophic damage is occurring. As a result, all Arkansas Baptist Disaster Relief Units are being placed on standby in preparation for a response to the Florida Gulf Coast. As needs are […]

9/27/2018 Update

We currently have a chainsaw team & flood recovery team @ Bayboro NC. We plan on sending an additional chainsaw team to NC (location to be determined). We have been asked by Texas Baptist Men to send flood recovery teams to Sonora, TX. The Tri-County Association Flood Recovery team is planning to leave tomorrow for Sonora, and […]

9/19/2018 Update

After hitting North and South Carolina Friday morning of last week, Hurricane Florence parked over the coasts of the two states dumping water for several days. While the worst of the storm has passed, the flooding is expected to remain throughout the week. As the storm has moved to the mountains, water will trickle back […]