Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief strategist Mel Johnson has received multiple reports of damage from North Alabama. As of March 18, 6:00 p.m., our personnel cannot deploy to assess due to significant storm damage causing road blockage. Areas include DeKalb, St. Clair, Etowah, Marshall, and Walker are among the preliminary areas reporting damage.
DOM’s and DR leadership in the impacted associations are being contacted to begin assessment for response.
Around 50 Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers are at work in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, helping residents recover from the state’s worst flood on record. Cookie Baker, who is serving at