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IRUSA In The News: EINnews: "Overwhelmed by disasters, faith groups march on"

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The following is an excerpt from an article posted in  einnews  in November 2018:  Overwhelmed by disasters, faith groups march on

“WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES, November 21, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The disaster season for 2018 has been non-stop throughout the year especially this fall. Members of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD), a national disaster organization composed of over 60 faith and other non profit organizations, have deployed by the hundreds/thousands to North Carolina, Florida and California this to help those in need.

Described by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the National Interagency Fire Center as the most destructive on record, the 2018 wildfire season has so far caused 3 billion dollars worth of damages and people are asking desperately for help.Touring any one of the disasters this fall including Hurricane Florence on the east coast, Hurricane Michael in the Gulf and currently the Camp Fire fires in Northern California, you will find many disaster response and relief organizations working side by side including the Southern Baptist Disaster Response, Team Rubicon, Salvation Army, United Methodist Committee on Relief, Churches of Scientology Disaster Response, Samaritan’s Purse International Relief, Islamic Relief USA and others. All are members of the National VOAD…”


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