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Fires scorch western states

more than 6,000 fire fighters battle wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate READ MORE

Atlantic storm morphs into Javier

Could bring rain to the southwestern U.S.

Earthquake risk higher for NW

Study says big earthquake could occur sooner than previously thought

More hurricanes predicted in '16

Forecasters disagree on number of storms but agree it is likely to be a busy Atlantic hurricane season.

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Helping hands following 3 disasters

Texas survivors struggle following two floods and tornadoes

Flood damages more than homes

Mennonites pledge to help residents rebuild bridges to their homes

Free clinic is one response to Katrina

New Orleans ministry prompted by church-sponsored clinic in Mexico

Fire response becomes way of life

Faith-based organizations rebuild fire-destroyed homes while ministering to new evacuees

Grand Bayou residents slowly rebuild

MDS responded to a largely forgotten community in the Bayou

How to recognize personal stress

Workshops for caregivers focus on self care in wake of disasters