Tag: rebuilding

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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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    “We’re looking at long-term changes to make something sustainable here,” says World Vision’s Mary Kate MacIssac. Watch more interviews about the recovery effort and more video of three different church services on a recent Sunday morning in Port-au-Prince. More

    January 11, 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

  • In D'Iberville, Mississippi, near Biloxi, almost three years after Hurricane Katrina, volunteers from around the country celebrated the rebuilding of nearly a thousand homes.

    June 27, 2008 | Comments

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    Two and a half years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed 475 homes and damaged many more in D’Iberville, Mississippi, people are rebuilding. From all over the country, 6,500 volunteer builders have come in to help, and displaced families have a place to call home again. More

    December 14, 2007 | Comments

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    In the aftermath of the epic fires in southern California, worship communities have joined the relief effort well beyond their congregations. Their services are now as much practical as they are spiritual. More

    November 2, 2007 | Comments