Update: Caribbean Hurricanes

The situation:
Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria are among the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, leaving widespread damage across Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Haiti, the Cuba, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other locations in the Caribbean.

Update: Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast area of the United States on August 26, 2017, as a Category 4 with winds of 130 mph, threatening millions of people with multiple days of heavy rain, winds, and rising tides. More than a month after Harvey made landfall, over 830,000 households have registered for FEMA assistance.

Hurricane Irma: Protect your electronics and data

We’ve all seen the unexpected devastation Hurricane Harvey unleashed on Texas. Some of you might have even been through a hurricane or two. Whether you’re new to Hurricane Season or a seasoned veteran, we’d like to make sure our customers are prepared. Regardless of whether you’re a large corporation or a home user, please make use of the tips below to ensure your data stays as safe as possible.

Hurricane Irma

We are aware that today hurricane Irma has been listed as a powerful Category 5 storm and we are praying for everyone in her path. This hurricane is still far out and its exact path is not fully known. But what we do know is that it is essential for all of us to be as prepared as possible. In light of the desire to be prepared here are some things to consider:

ELCA congregations impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast of the United States on Aug. 26, 2017, threatening millions of people with multiple days of heavy rain, winds and rising tides. Lutheran Disaster Response’s affiliate is active on the ground, collaborating with community leaders and officials to initiate the proper responses, particularly the long-term recovery efforts.