Latest Posts: Community Development

1 Apr 2019: Saipan Rebuild Program

Our first program in partnership with FEMA on the island of Saipan has started this week. We had been in discussion with FEMA over the past few months on a Rebuild program post Typhoon Yutu…

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28 Nov 2018: Damage Assessment of Homes on Saipan and Tinian

The Seventh-day Adventist churches on the islands of Saipan and Tinian joined us in the Typhoon Yutu Relief Efforts in their respective communities. Church members who participated in the Disaster Assessment class conducted by Derrick…

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7 Nov 2018: Typhoon Yutu Update

The Islands of Saipan and Tinian are struggling to recover from the effects of Typhoon Yutu, one of the most powerful weather events recorded in history. Since the storm touched down in late October, we…

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30 Oct 2018: Hurricane and Typhoon Relief Update

A team of 21 individuals from the Northeastern Conference joined our ACS Disaster Response forces on the ground in Florida to support the Southeastern, Florida, South Central, Gulf States, and Georgia-Cumberland Conferences responding to Hurricane…

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25 Oct 2018: ACS Responds to Typhoon Yutu

Max Mays, ACS Director of Guam-Micronesia Mission, and his Team are on the ground after Typhoon Yutu pummeled over the areas of Tinian and Saipan. Supplies will be purchased to support the relief efforts on…

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26 Aug 2016: #SaipanTyphoon #ACS Responds

ACS is on the scene in Saipan, part of the NAD’s Guam-Micronesia Mission, in the aftermath of the destructive Typhoon Soudelor, that devastated that area on Sunday night, August 2. The VOAD partners for that…

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16 Sep 2015: #ACSResponds Typhoon Soudelor

On Sunday, August 2nd, Typhoon Soudelor struck the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The catastrophic event knocked out electricity on the 48-square-mile island. About 50,000 people live on the island, and most of them live in Saipan, which took the larger hit of the storm. Adventist Community Service responded right away. Local churches and…

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25 Aug 2015: ACS responds in Saipan

North American Division Adventist Community Services is on the ground in Saipan responding to the needs after a powerful typhoon hit the island in early August. Saipan was hit by typhoon Soudelor on August 2…

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