Main Activities

  • Training to be ready
  • Deploying to meet needs – teams traveling to and serving in communities that are affected by disasters.
  • Partnering and coordinating with SBC churches to serve more effectively.
  • Churches can utilize the skills and training of Disaster Relief to meet smaller, less severe, ongoing needs in their community. For more information, check out Ready Church.

Services

The services provided below meet people in times of disaster and minister to their immediate needs while sharing the love of Jesus Christ.

  • Removal of flood debris and sheetrock
  • Mold & mildew remediation
  • Preparation for new insulation and drywall
  • Chainsaw teams – removal of fallen trees restricting access to homes and driveways
  • Temporary roofing
  • Mass feeding
  • Emotional and spiritual support for victims and volunteers

Equipment

Each piece of Disaster Relief equipment is maintained and ready to go when a disaster strikes. 

  • 3 shower trailers
  • 1 portable toilet trailer
  • 3 recovery trailers
  • 1 large feeding trailer that can produce 10,000 meals a day
  • 1 small feeding trailer that can produce 3,000 meals a day

Start a DR group in your church

A great way to strengthen your church is to get others involved in disaster relief with you.
  • Talk to your pastor about hosting a training.
  • Have a willingness to lead if asked.
  • Contact disasterrelief@sbcv.org for the next step.

How to host a training