Hurricane

Sep 3, 2019 by Beth De Graff

World Renew Readies Response to Dorian, Accepting Donations

“We are lining up our rapid response volunteers to help with clean-up should the need arise,” said World Renew DRS Director Bob Laarman. “We are also in touch with our contacts all along the East Coast to let them know that we are praying for them and available to help after the storm.”

Dec 6, 2017 by Beth De Graff

Chicago School Raises $10,000 for Harvey Response

When a group of young people gets behind a project, amazing things can happen. On September 7, 2017, students at Timothy Christian School in Chicago hosted an Epic Burger Battle to raise funds for Hurricane Harvey response in Texas through World Renew’s Disaster Response Services (DRS).

Oct 14, 2016 by Kellie Scholma

US Hurricane Matthew Damage

In North Carolina, World Renew Disaster Response Services (DRS) and our partners are waiting for flood water, caused by heavy rain and storm surge on the coast, to recede before volunteers start to clean up residents’ homes and property.

Oct 13, 2016 by Adele Konyndyk

Farmers in Haiti Hit Hard by Hurricane Matthew

It has been just over a week since the fierce winds of Hurricane Matthew hit Moulin Cheri’s home in the community of Duchity, Haiti. The seven-room house this mother shared with her two children was swept away in the Category 4 storm, which killed over 1,000 people in Haiti. Only three out of a thousand houses in her community were left standing.

Oct 3, 2016 by Jonathan Self

Hurricane Matthew to Make Landfall in Haiti Monday Evening

Forecasts have Hurricane Matthew making a direct hit on Haiti as a category 4 storm,” said Ken Kim, World Renew’s Director of Disaster Response and Rehabilitation. “This has potential to be catastrophic for the people of Haiti. Please join me in praying that this won’t happen.”