Baptist and Reflector
MOUNT JULIET — “What a difference a few days can make. Life changes fast in the DR world,” observed Wes Jones, disaster relief specialist for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board.
For the first time Southern Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers are working three major disasters at once — Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
Jones reported on each of the operations.
Harvey — “We are closing down our operations in Sugar Land, Texas (Houston suburb) on Saturday, Sept. 23,” Jones said. He noted that chain saw and flood recovery units are still needed. “There is a lot of work to do and will be for some time. It is estimated that some 300,000 homes were affected by the storm,” Jones reported. [Read more…]