Jun 18, 2019 by Kellie Scholma

Wrapping Up Response to 2016 Floods in Louisiana

        The floods were devastating......

May 7, 2018 by Wally and Metha Alberda

Three Years Later, a Whole New Start

Cindy Herrara Her parents tried hard to get her to agree to move to another place, or have her double wide destroyed and replaced, but she was determined to stay in the home that held such wonderful memories for her. As she says, ‘this is my home!’

Feb 20, 2017 by Barb Bracko

David Is Still Holding On: Louisiana Flood Update

“I held on all night. I was afraid I would be swept away,”said David, a flood survivor from Louisiana, to a World Renew Disaster Response Services (DRS) volunteer conducting a needs assessment.

Dec 5, 2016 by Kellie Scholma

Just Imagine...

The house was only the basic frame so you covered the outside with boards. Now you live in the structure, which has no shingles on the roof and only studs for walls. There is no running water inside so your family uses buckets for bathing and flushing. You have only one bed, an old refrigerator, and a stove. You are thankful for the job you have, but there is no extra money to finish the house.