It’s been hard, back-breaking work for the Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers and others who have given of their time the past two weeks to help those in need in South Carolina.
After record rainfall and disastrous flooding caused by Hurricane Joaquin, Alabama Baptist DR was called upon for assistance and teams began arriving in South Carolina around Oct. 11, according to John Hayes, an Alabama white hat who also arrived with the first team.
The first round of volunteers, totaling 62 from Bessemer, Etowah, Cleburne and Elmore Baptist associations, worked together on clean up/recovery/mud out teams, assessment teams, administration, a separate chaplain team and a feeding unit. (continued…)
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