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Trauma and Disaster Response

Amid fires’ devastation, ‘we are not in recovery mode at all’

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Amid fires’ devastation, ‘we are not in recovery mode at all’

California wildfires displace thousands, including Unitarian Universalists; UUA Disaster Relief Fund has already responded.

Michael Hart | 11/19/2018

Chaos and sanctuary

Life

Chaos and sanctuary

A decade after a fatal shooting, photo book reveals a journey of healing at Tennessee Valley UU Church in Knoxville.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 11/1/2018 | Winter 2018

Hurricane damages three buildings of fellowship in Panama City, Florida

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Hurricane damages three buildings of fellowship in Panama City, Florida

Unitarian Universalists lose homes in Hurricane Michael; Panama City fellowship’s least-damaged building is used as relief staging area.

Elaine McArdle | 10/23/2018

Flooding imperils UU conference center in North Carolina

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Flooding imperils UU conference center in North Carolina

Most congregational properties escaped major damage from Hurricane Florence, but many homes are flooded.

Elaine McArdle | 10/1/2018

Hurricane Florence hits at least three UU congregations on Carolina coast

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Hurricane Florence hits at least three UU congregations on Carolina coast

Extent of damage not known; UUs encouraged to donate to disaster relief fund

Elaine McArdle | 9/14/2018

Houston UUs continue Harvey flood recovery

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Houston UUs continue Harvey flood recovery

Harvey flood waters inundated the homes of one in five families at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church.

Kenny Wiley | 3/1/2018 | Spring 2018

Sunday security

Ideas

Sunday security

Unitarian Universalist congregations are taking steps to be better prepared for emergencies.

Donald E. Skinner | 2/12/2018 | Spring 2018

As fires spread in California, church doors opened

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As fires spread in California, church doors opened

Unitarian Universalist Disaster Relief Fund, already making grants to hurricane victims, also helps congregations in towns ravaged by California wildfires.

Tina Porter | 12/13/2017 | Spring 2018

‘People’s lives are falling down on us as ash’

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‘People’s lives are falling down on us as ash’

California Unitarian Universalists offer their homes as fires overwhelm communities.

Tina Porter | 10/17/2017 | Spring 2018

News brief: Harvey fund reaches its goal; donors urged to give to disaster relief fund

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News brief: Harvey fund reaches its goal; donors urged to give to disaster relief fund

With more than $350,000 given to UUA-UUSC Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund, UUA closes appeal and urges donors to support broader Disaster Relief Fund instead.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/21/2017

So far, Florida congregations largely spared by Irma

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So far, Florida congregations largely spared by Irma

As Unitarian Universalists clean up, though, no word about Virgin Islands fellowships.

Michael Hart | 9/15/2017 | Winter 2017

Houston congregations rally around members, neighbors displaced by Harvey

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Houston congregations rally around members, neighbors displaced by Harvey

Donations to UUA-UUSC relief fund are approaching $250,000.

Elaine McArdle | 9/14/2017 | Winter 2017

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