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Pamela Burdine
(800) 728-7228, x5839
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Louisville, KY 40202

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Hurricane Irene

Index of Response

Situation Reports

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for safety and health following flooding

August 31, 2011 – Hurricane Irene causing inland flooding; work teams needed later

August 31, 2011 – Church leaders call for prayer and support following Hurricane Irene

August 30, 2011 – Hurricane Irene assessments underway; NRT members are in the field


Hurricane Irene caused flooding and destruction to many homes and belongings. Photo by Andrea Booher, FEMA.

CDC safety and health recommendations following flooding

Bulletin insert – A Present Help When Storms Arise

Gift of the Heart Kits bulletin insert – hygiene kits and cleanup buckets will be needed.

We See the Waters, hymn related to floods and storms by Clay Gunter

Service of pastoral care for those who have lost a home to earthquake, fire, flood, hurricane, tornado, or other disaster (adapt for specific needs and local circumstances.)

Prayers in Times of Trouble and Disaster, prepared by the PC(USA) Office of Theology and Worship

The PDA Call Center has information about current opportunities for volunteer work teams around the nation.  Find information online or call (866) 732-6121.

Helpful Links

PresbyTel answers your questions about the PC(USA). Call (800) 872-3283 to talk to a PresbyTel consultant.


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Upcoming Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Events

PHP Advisory Committee

March 30 - April 1, 2014

Presbyterian Hunger Program Advisory Committee meets March 30 - April 1, 2014, in New Orleans, LA, in conjunction with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Advisory Committee and Self-Development of People Steering Committee.

PDA Advisory Committee

March 30 - April 1, 2014

In a One Great Hour of Sharing Joint Meeting, The PDA Advisory Committee will meet in conjunction with PHP Advisory Committee and the SDOP Steering Committee March 30 – April 1 at the Omni Royal Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. Discussions will include the work and vision of each department, long term Presbyterian involvement, issues and generative thinking.  A mission site tour will be made, followed individual committee meetings, and PHP will visit grant partner, Latino Farmer’s Cooperative of Louisiana.

PDA Advisory Committee

Oct. 8 - 10, 2014

PDA Advisory Committee meets October 8–10 in Louisville.

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