Latest Posts: Disaster Response

13 Mar 2020: South Central Conference ACS Disaster Team Responds to Nashville Tornadoes

UPDATE: March 13, 2020 South Central Conference Adventist Community Services Disaster Response volunteers are distributing hygiene kits, bottled water and sack lunches in the community assisting those families impacted by the March 3, 2020 tornadoes…

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3 Mar 2020: Tornadoes Rip through Tennessee

Update – March 4, 2020 ACS continues to monitor the situation in central Tennessee where 24 people have been confirmed dead. The Disaster Response leadership from the three affected conferences South Central, Kentucky-Tennessee, and Georgia-Cumberland have been attending TN VOAD meetings. Public Safety and several help organizations have cleanup teams positioned and ready to be…

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6 Jun 2019: ACS Responds to Tornadoes in Ohio

Another Midwest State affected by tornadoes is Ohio. Currently, our Allegheny West ACS DR Coordinator Andrew Mobley is leading out the Recovery Efforts on the ground in Dayton. He has been in contact with the…

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29 May 2019: Deadly Tornado Rips Through Missouri

Update – June 5, 2019 A Multi-Agency Warehouse has been set up and is operating from 9am-5pm everyday. The Iowa-Missouri ACS DR Team led by Jodi Dickhaut, is working tirelessly managing the Warehouse in partnership…

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5 Mar 2019: Deadly Tornado Outbreak Hits the South

Update – March 20, 2019 The local Emergency Management in Lee County, Alabama, was able to secure a 80,000 square foot Warehouse for us to lead and operate. Ray Elsberry, Gulf States ACS Director, is…

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19 Mar 2018: ACS Responds to Midwest Disasters

The recent February rains and melting snow in the Midwest has caused widespread flooding in several States, resulting in road closures, damage of homes and property, and even some fatalities. Evacuations have been underway in…

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22 May 2017: Wisconsin Tornado Update

Reports indicate that the tornado which hit the Cameron/Chetek area was rated a F2, meaning they sustained winds going up to 122-150 mph. There were 38 homes destroyed and around 20 damaged. East of Clear…

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17 May 2017: Tornado Hits Wisconsin

A tornado hit the State of Wisconsin on late Tuesday afternoon, May 16. The tornado swept through the Cameron/Chetek area destroying a mobile home park and also a nearby turkey farm. The disaster left 25…

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11 May 2017: Canton Tornado Survival Story

A four-year-old was found unscathed at the bottom of the “dogpile” in the bathtub, when the devastating tornadoes swept across Canton city in Texas last week. She was protected by her two older sisters who…

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8 May 2017: Tornadoes Hit Canton, TX

The Canton, TX community is in the process of recovery from seven tornadoes that struck the area on late Saturday evening, April 29, 2017. Five deaths have been reported, and over 50 individuals have been…

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