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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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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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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10 Feb 2020: Flooding in SE Washington and NE Oregon

Update – February 18, 2020 Here is a sampling of how ACS and other Adventist volunteer groups are getting involved in the Recovery Efforts. Especially hard hit were areas in Pendleton, Walla Walla, and outlying…

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21 Mar 2019: ACS Responds to Historic Flooding in Midwest

Historic flooding over the past few days caused by torrential rain and snowmelt have ravaged communities in the Midwest. This record-breaking disaster resulting in four deaths and mass destruction has forced thousands to evacuate. A…

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13 Jun 2018: ACS Engages in MD Flooding ‘Muck Out’

On June 10, early Sunday morning, ACS and Youth Ministries members from the Allegheny East and Chesapeake conferences, as well as volunteers from the community, gathered together at the Miracle City SDA Church to help…

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13 Jun 2018: Maryland Flood Stories

Many residents of homes that were impacted by the floods shared their stories with those who helped out with the ‘Muck Out’ on June 10. Click here to read more information on the Recovery Efforts.…

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4 Jun 2018: Maryland Counties Affected by Flash Floods

Heavy rains over the Memorial Day weekend have caused severe flooding in Maryland, affecting communities in Howard, Frederick, and Washington Counties. Some of the hardest hit places were Baltimore and Ellicott City. ACS Disaster Response…

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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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8 Mar 2018: N2N Assists Michigan Flood Survivors

The Berrien community in Michigan, as well as its neighboring communities, were seen either in need or helping those in need post the devastating floods that occurred recently. Several organizations and faith-based groups, including The…

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