Disaster Response

‘Trouble the Water’ docuseries now available to download

A documentary series designed to encourage constructive conversations about race and racism has been released by the Presbyterian Mission Agency in collaboration with the Office of the General Assembly and other partners.

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance and others mourn sudden loss of colleague

Friends and colleagues of a Presbyterian Disaster Assistance employee who died this month are celebrating his life with kind words and remembrances. PDA was notified last week of the sudden death of Sheku Sillah, its Regional Project Manager for Africa and Asia, who passed away after experiencing chest pains.

New Presbyterian documentary will address the impact of structural racism

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance’s Story Productions, which has presented award-winning documentaries such as “Flint: The Poisoning of an American City” and “Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence,” is at work on a new film looking at the impacts of industrial pollution and environmental racism.

PDA responds to ‘heartbreaking’ destruction from Ian

As Kathy Broyard of the Florida Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Network (FLAPDAN) travels through Fort Myers, one of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Ian, she is moved by the magnitude of the destruction.