According to The Weather Channel, although much of the rain has subsided, high waters are still a threat after the monumental flood event in South Carolina. Rescue crews went door to door in South Carolina’s capital city of Columbia as officials continued to free residents that were trapped by severe flooding that swamped virtually the entire state.
At least 11 people have died from the floods in South Carolina, and President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for the state of South Carolina, ordering federal aid to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts.
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This book is dedicated to the thousands of volunteers who have come through the organization and helped communities in need in the wake of natural disasters.
Immediate Response | Roseau, Dominica
On August 27th Tropical Storm Erika ravaged the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, delivering nearly twelve inches of rain in twelve hours. Rivers and streams surged, destroying homes, roads, bridges and land. The heavy rains disturbed mountainsides creating landslides that engulfed homes leaving many uninhabitable. Entire villages have been destroyed and between 10,000 and 20,000 people have been affected.LEARN MORE >
Rebuild & Recovery | Nsanje, Malawi, Africa
VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE. In early January 2015, Malawi experienced heavy rains accompanied by storms and high winds, all of which resulted in massive flooding mainly affecting the southern part of the country. Of the affected areas, Nsanje, Chikwawa and Phalombe are the worst hit, with Zomba and Blantyre also being badly affected. 1.15m people have been affected...LEARN MORE >