Archive for the ‘efforts’ Category

Looking back at the storms of 2016

January 6th, 2017 | efforts | Comments Off

The Team responded to more flooding in 2016 than any other type of disaster. From Houston, TX to West Virginia, Louisiana, Georgia, Florida and South Carolina, the Team responded to 12 communities over 8 months, helping families begin the daunting task of recovery.

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Responding to Hurricane Matthew

October 25th, 2016 | efforts | Comments Off

Hurricane Matthew brought historic flooding and damaging winds to Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. The Team has been working to clear roadways, storm debris, and large trees from homes so power could be restored and communities could begin to get back on their feet.

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Emergency Response in Louisiana

September 7th, 2016 | efforts | Comments Off

One of the worst disasters since Super Storm Sandy, over 100,000 homes were either damaged or destroyed. Time was of the essence to remove the debris and gut homes to salvage whatever was left. Many without flood insurance faced the daunting task of cleaning up and the Team was there to lend a helping hand.

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Disastrous Flooding in West Virginia

August 19th, 2016 | efforts | Comments Off

Another round of flooding brings the team to White Sulphur Springs, WV where the rising water stranded families on rooftops, awaiting rescue. During the recovery phase, our team helped families accomplish many months’ worth of work in just a few days.

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Looking Back on the 2015 Tornado Season

July 22nd, 2015 | efforts | Comments Off

From a Christmas Eve response in Mississippi to several months of traveling up and down the Midwest, 2015 has been a busy year for the Team. Stretching from Illinois to Texas, we’ve responded to 11 communities this year throughout an active tornado season and record-breaking floods in the south. Here’s a look at the year so far, as we transition and prepare for hurricane season.

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Team Partners with RAM Nation

July 15th, 2015 | efforts | Comments Off

Historic flooding devastated the once cute and quaint town of Wimberley, TX. Fran Barrington, Wimberley resident and flood survivor, found herself overwhelmed after recently undergoing a double lung transplant. She was rescued from her second story window only to later return to a waterlogged home. By implementing a Ram Nation service project, Fran had more help than she could have imagined to begin her recovery process.

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