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In this blog, Sean McConnell reminds us that disaster response is not a sprint, but a marathon and that an essential part of helping others begins with love.
The 12th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina was last week, coinciding with the landfall of Hurricane Harvey and now Irma. In this blog, the Rev. David Knight offers a reflection on how he and his community recovered from this catastrophic disaster. As we respond to immediate and long-term needs during intense hurricane season, Father Knight shares thoughtful tips and lessons for anyone who wants to help communities impacted by the storms.
Learn how you can help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. President of Episcopal Relief & Development Rob Radtke writes about the three R’s of disaster: Rescue, Relief and Recovery, then reminds us that our response to Hurricane Harvey and disasters like it are a marathon, not a sprint.