Latest Posts: Disaster Response

30 Jun 2022: ACS Responds to Catastrophic Flooding in Montana

On June 13, 2022, catastrophic flooding due to heavy rainfall and rapid snowmelt resulted in the closure of Yellowstone National Park with over 10,000 tourists evacuated. The unprecedented flooding has caused massive destruction in several…

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25 May 2022: ACS Participates in National VOAD Conference

Adventist Community Services was one of 70 national member organizations that participated in the annual National VOAD Conference held from May 2-5, 2022, at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. The theme for…

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11 Jan 2022: Record-Setting Fires Destroy Over 1,000 Homes in Colorado

UPDATE – January 26, 2022 The ACS Disaster Response team at the Rocky Mountain Conference is leading the efforts in response to the recent Marshall Fire, the 6,000-acre wildfire that has destroyed 1,270 homes and…

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13 Dec 2021: Deadly Tornadoes Ravage Communities in Six States

UPDATE – DECEMBER 14, 2021 The recent Midwest tornadoes have left communities with considerable damage to homes and property, closed roads, power outage, and numerous fatalities. ACS directors in the affected conferences have spent many…

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28 Oct 2021: Willow Grove ACS Center Serves Communities Impacted by Ida

The Willow Grove Adventist Community Services Center is one of several ACS Centers that are still responding to the needs of communities impacted by Hurricane Ida. They organized a distribution event on Wednesday, October 27,…

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11 Oct 2021: Arkansas-Louisiana ACS Distributes Goods to Communities During Ida Recovery

Though Hurricane Ida touched down in Louisiana over a month ago on August 29, 2021, several communities affected by this tragic disaster event continue to struggle. ACS at the Arkansas-Louisiana Conference has been engaged in…

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7 Sep 2021: Flooding From Ida Affects New York and New Jersey

Flash floods from the remnants of Hurricane Ida swept through the states of New York and New Jersey last Wednesday, August 31, wreaking havoc and killing around 50 people. New York City officials reported that…

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1 Sep 2021: ACS DR Teams Respond to Hurricane Ida

UPDATE – September 7, 2021 The Southwest Region Conference has been housing residents from New Orleans and surrounding areas whose homes had to be evacuated, at various locations around the conference office. The largest facility…

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30 Aug 2021: ACS Responds to Flash Floods in Tennessee

The State of Tennessee was recently hit by devastating flooding on Saturday, August 21, 2021, after a record-breaking rainfall. The Emergency Management authorities have reported that at least 22 people were killed and 50 others…

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18 Aug 2021: ACS on Standby to Assist in Haiti Earthquake Relief

UPDATE – August 24, 2021 ADRA is on the ground assisting with the Recovery Efforts in response to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti few days ago. A needs assessment was conducted which reveals that…

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