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For more information:

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

United States disaster response

Northeast region

Explosion in East Harlem, New York - March 2014

Boston Marathon tragedy – Call to prayer and resources, April 2013

Response to school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut – December, 2012

Superstorm Sandy – October 2012

West Virginia Ministry of Advocacy & Workcamps (WVMAW)


Southeast region

Storms and Flooding - multiple states, June 2014

Two Presbyterian Church buildings affected by disaster, February 2013

2005 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita – Coming Home: Hurricane Katrina Five Years Later tells the story of how hurricane survivors and volunteers helping to rebuild have touched each other’s lives. Watch a trailer of the video and order a free DVD (as seen on NBC) to share with your work team or congregation.  Celebrate the difference Presbyterians have made.  Also read online Forever Blue – Presbyterian Impact in the Gulf Coast Continues.


Midwest region

Storms and Flooding - multiple states, June 2014

April 2014 tornadoes

Fall tornadoes, November 2013
     -Nov 18 initial report
     -Nov 21 update

Spring Storms 2013

Read Joplin, Missouri – Walk of Unity one year after tornado

Read Making "Miracles": The Story of the Joplin Song Project


Southern region

Unaccompanied Children and Border Crisis

Fires in the Texas Panhandle, May 2014

April 2014 tornadoes

Shooting in Fort Hood, Texas, April 2014

Spring Storms 2013

Oklahoma - tornado in Moore/Oklahoma City, May 2013

Texas - tornado in Grace Presbytery, May 2013

Explosion in West, Texas - April 2013

Two Presbyterian Church buildings affected by disaster, February 2013. Westminster Presbyterian Church of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, damaged by tornado; Main Street Presbyterian Church in Honey Grove, Texas, destroyed by fire.

Hurricane Isaac - August 2012

2005 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita – Coming Home: Hurricane Katrina Five Years Later tells the story of how hurricane survivors and volunteers helping to rebuild touched each other’s lives. Watch a trailer of the video and order a free DVD (as seen on NBC) to share with your work team or congregation.  Celebrate the difference Presbyterians have made.  Also read online Forever Blue – Presbyterian Impact in the Gulf Coast Continues.

Find where volunteers are still needed in the United States


Heartland region

Nebraska tornadoes - June 16, 2014 in Pilger and Wakefield

April 2014 tornadoes

School shooting in Colorado - December 2013

Colorado Flooding - September 2013

Spring Storms 2013


Northwest region

Washington Wildfires - July 2014

Shooting in Troutdale, Oregon - June 2014

Washington State Mudslide - March 2014


Southwest region

Unaccompanied Children and Border Crisis

Shooting in Isla Vista, California, May 2014

Nevada school shooting in Sparks, October 2013

Spring Storms 2013


Helpful links

Disaster News Network

Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study

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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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