Category 4 storm Hurricane Harvey hit Texas on August 26, 2017 bringing fierce winds and heavy rain. It flooded the southeast part of the state, making Hurricane Harvey comparable to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Religious groups have been sending relief to victims of the devastating storm, Baptist News reports.
Christian organizations are preparing long-term recovery programs for those displaced by Hurricane Harvey.
Salvation Army already has 42 mobile kitchens and two field kitchens in flooded areas. Its website said, “The organization also has disaster leadership teams based in San Antonio, Galveston/Texas City, Houston and Corpus Christi — close to Rockport, where Hurricane Harvey made landfall.”
Samaritan’s Purse was already preparing supplies, even before the hurricane struck the Lone Star State. It has deployed two disaster relief crews on Friday, bringing with them emergency supplies and cleanup and recovery tools.
“Because we are volunteer based, we have no idea how big this response will be,” said Tim Haas, Manager of Disaster Relief. “I won’t be surprised at all to see people from all