Tag: natural disaster

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    Dogs, says Tim Hetzner of Lutheran Church Charities, are “a very gifted part of God’s creation.” In disaster situations they sense when someone is hurting, and together with their handlers they minister compassionately to the needs of victims. More

    August 29, 2014 | Comments

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    “The comment I have heard is God can send the cyclone here because the Filipino people are so strong we can overcome even a storm this strong,” says Catholic Relief Services emergency coordinator Elizabeth Tromans. More

    January 10, 2014 | Comments

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    Dogs, says Tim Hetzner of Lutheran Church Charities, are “a very gifted part of God’s creation.” In disaster situations they sense when someone is hurting, and together with their handlers they minister compassionately to the needs of victims. More

    November 22, 2013 | Comments

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    Should houses of worship damaged by wind and water receive federal money to rebuild? Rabbi Majorie Slome calls her temple in Queens “a community institution” as well as a house of worship, and she doesn’t think insurance money will be enough to cover the costs of repairing it. More

    March 1, 2013 | Comments

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    Walk through West End Temple in the Rockaways section of Queens, New York, and see some of the destruction Hurricane Sandy left in its wake, from pews and prayer books to stained glass windows, bricks and mortar. More

    March 1, 2013 | Comments

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    The destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy “is just as much a physical crisis as it is a spiritual and emotional crisis for people,” says Mike Ebert of the Southern Baptist Convention’s relief arm. More

    November 2, 2012 | Comments

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    The widespread crisis in Japan is marked by ongoing relief efforts and acknowledgment of the impermanence of life. More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “Haiti is not dying,” says Free Methodist pastor Jean-Marc Zamor one year after the devastating earthquake, and faith-based humanitarian aid workers press on with relief and reconstruction despite criticism that efforts have fallen short. More

    January 7, 2011 | Comments

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    “There’s something happening inside of the hearts and minds of people that has brought us all together,” says Rev. John Dee Jeffries of the First Baptist Church in Chalmette, Louisiana.
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    August 27, 2010 | Comments

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