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3-6-12 Several States Tornado Disaster and Relief in Action
Help is on sites but more is needed
|Southern Illinois ACS DR Chain Saw Team working in Harrisburg, Ill.|
Terry Haight, Georgia-Cumberland Conference ACS DR coordinator is coordinating the operation of a warehouse in Hamilton County, Tenn., northern edge of Chattanooga. Donated goods are being stored in churches and at a temporary command post, until a building for the warehouse is located.
Here are other reports and activities in the affected areas:
- • Branson, Mo. – biggest need is volunteers for debris clean up – Contact Roy Weeden (c) (641) 583-533
- • Harrisburg, Ill. – ACS DR Chain Saw Teams have been removing trees. Robert Bradley is coordinating the operation of a warehouse and seeking help with experienced warehouse management volunteers. Please contact him at (618) 214-7548.
- • Jeffersonville, Ind. – Established a warehouse and is receiving goods. So far 6 semitrailers have already arrived, and most of it is sorted. Latter-day Saints (LDS) is helping with volunteers. Al Currier, Indiana Conference ACS DR coordinator, is seeking experienced warehouse volunteers such as: floor manager, sorting manager, shipping manager, office manager and volunteer managers. If anyone can help with leadership positions, please call Indiana Conference and ask for Julie Loucks – (317) 844-6201. Southern Baptists have a convention center nearby, and they are offering for volunteers to stay there.
- • Ohio and Kentucky are assessing the needs and considering either mobile distribution or warehouse operation.
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