Latest Posts: Disaster Response

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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25 Jul 2017: Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in Wisconsin

The state of Wisconsin has experienced devastating floods in the past few days. As the torrential rains continue to pour down, the tally of damaged homes keeps rising. There have been reports of more than…

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6 Jun 2017: Arkansas Flood Stories

One family that sought the assistance of Adventist Community Services in the aftermath of the devastating floods were David and Wendy Kratz, who lived in the town of Pocahontas. They came to our local Distribution…

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31 May 2017: Arkansas Floods

The State of Arkansas has been heavily impacted by the recent Missouri floods. The waters from Missouri have flowed into Arkansas, resulting in substantial flooding. For days the rain continued filling the Black River, causing…

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