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Churches assist wildfire survivors

While the CA wildfires have been largely eclipsed by political news in the national press, local houses of worship are working to assist survivors READ MORE

Neighbors help neighbors flee wildfire

Faith leaders among evacuees of Southern California devastation

Brethren volunteers help in Puerto Rico

Two teams work to prepare housing for future volunteers to restore Puerto Rican communities

Unique 'love' sharing initiative

TX clergy spouses collect gift cards for clergy families impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

News By Others

Electricity, roads still out in USVI

Virgin Island residents fear their needs are being forgotten as Episcopalians respond

Long-term response is key

Thousands remain without power in Puerto Rico two months after Hurricane Maria

Presbyterian team responds to TX

Team requested by Mission Presbytery and met with area church leaders on Monday.

Staff return with supplies for island

ABHMS continues to support restoration of Puerto Rico with funds, supplies, visits

Cleaning up Ella's home

Volunteers from World Renew help Port Arthur resident whose home was damaged in Harvey

MDS responds to small TX towns

Assessment team identifies need in rural communities

News Briefs

Is mass murder a form of protest?

A researcher believes this may explain the increased frequency

CT awards Brownfields grants

State awards $13.6 million to help 14 communities to restore blighted properties

Communities face wildfire challenges

Researchers stress the importance of learning from past blazes and to adapt to a more flammable future.

Give cash -- don't send 'stuff'

Once again, Americans have opened their closets and sent clothing they believe is needed for survivors

How to mitigate future flood disasters

As communities rebuild after hurricanes, study shows wetlands can significantly reduce property damage

Urban, racial disparities mark gun deaths

Of all firearm homicides in the world, 82 percent occurs in the US.