Ann Huffman, NC Conference Disaster Response Coordinator, discusses Early Response Teams and the importance of training.
We’re heading back to Louisiana this episode for two more stories. A pastor from the Louisiana Conference shares how she was affected by Hurricane Laura, and a volunteer from North Carolina talks about his experience serving in Louisiana.
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Al Miller (NC Conference Disaster Ministries Director), Rev. Jason DuVall (NC Conference Disaster Response Coordinator), and Rev. Shawn Mitchell (Emergency Response Team member) share some of their experiences working in Louisiana, including partnering with UMCOR to help set up disaster operations following Hurricane Laura.
Chris Gibson, World Renew’s Groups Program Manager, and Ann Huffman, Disaster Ministries Volunteer and Call Center Coordinator, discuss the partnership between World Renew and Disaster Ministries.
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The Rev. Cliff Harvell and Tommy Gilbert discuss how Disaster Ministries will use updated house plans and 3D models in the work of helping to rebuild homes and communities. The plans and models were developed through a unique project and partnership with Pitt Community College and their Architectural Technology Department.
Ken Raper, a member of Swansboro UMC, shares his experience during and after Hurricane Florence. Rev. Kevin Baker (lead pastor of Swansboro UMC) and Sanders Hall (Communications Director at Swansboro UMC), discuss the partnership between Disaster Ministries and Swansboro UMC in hurricane relief.