2017 Hurricane Responses

Following hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and more, Samaritan's Purse is at work to help suffering people in storm-battered Texas, Florida, and across several islands of the Caribbean. Learn more about our 2017 Hurricane Responses.

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Rebuilding Hope in Houston

Samaritan's Purse is helping families in Houston move back into their homes this Thanksgiving season after catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

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A New Sister in Christ

Homeowner Anselma Caughman came to faith in Jesus Christ through the witness of Samaritan's Purse volunteers. We continue serving people across southeastern Texas who are in desperate need after Hurricane Harvey's devastating strike.

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United to Serve Houston

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham was recently in Houston to see our Harvey relief response. He issued a call for more volunteers over the months to come.

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God Is Faithful

A Florida homeowner praises God for sending Samaritan's Purse volunteers to help him clean up after Hurricane Irma.

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Compelled by God's Love

A volunteer travels from New York to Houston to share the Light of Jesus Christ with families still hurting after Hurricane Harvey.

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Franklin Graham Leads Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

Working in partnership with local churches, Samaritan's Purse is providing desperately needed relief to thousands of families after Hurricane Maria plowed through the island.

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Hurricane Maria Victims Grateful for Help

God is using Samaritan's Purse to rush aid to families in Puerto Rico during a time of suffering and loss.

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Bringing Help and Hope to Puerto Rico

Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief supplies to thousands of hurting families on Puerto Rico.

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Hurricane Relief Update from Franklin Graham

Franklin Graham has been on the ground in Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean to see firsthand the destruction caused by recent monster hurricanes. Samaritan's Purse is working in all these areas to bring physical and spiritual relief in Jesus' Name.

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Devastation on Barbuda

Franklin Graham traveled to Barbuda to see the catastrophic damage left by Hurricane Irma. The storm destroyed nearly every home on the Caribbean island, but Samaritan's Purse teams are on the ground there to help clean up and start the rebuild process.

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We've Come in Jesus' Name

Franklin Graham came to Key West to encourage volunteers and see firsthand the terrible damage caused by Hurricane Irma. Please pray for Florida and our continued response there.

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Working Together for Florida

Samaritan's Purse-Canada, our international affiliate, has stepped up in a big way to help Floridians dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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Calvary Chapel Volunteers Help in Florida Keys

Samaritan's Purse flew in 25 Calvary Chapel volunteers to help homeowners living on the storm-ravaged island chain of the Florida Keys. Clearing downed trees and patching roofs provide open doors for the healing Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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God Is Changing Lives in Florida

Our volunteer teams have been serving hard-hit south Florida, and the power of the Gospel is transforming homeowners' lives.

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Rushing Relief to Hurricane Victims

Samaritan's Purse is using our DC-8 cargo plane to bring urgently needed relief to islands of the Caribbean. We started in St. Martin and continue airlifting supplies to other islands, including Puerto Rico.

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Serving Texas in Jesus' Name

Samaritan's Purse volunteers from across the country are helping families move on after Hurricane Harvey destroyed homes all across southeastern Texas.

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Working Together in Florida

Samaritan's Purse and Juniper Landscaping partnered together to remove huge trees and yard debris for Florida homeowners still struggling in Hurricane Irma's wake.

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A Florida Family Gives Thanks

The Gaineys are grateful to God for the Samaritan's Purse volunteers who ripped out molded drywall after Hurricane Irma flooded their home. Their son, who is severely allergic to mold, will now be able to live in a safe, mold-free home.

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Encouragement After the Storm

Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams are working in Florida to help homeowners deal with devastating storm damage from Hurricane Irma.

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Help for Hurting Florida

The Keys and other parts of Florida were devastated by Hurricane Irma. Samaritan's Purse is working to help weary homeowners as they return.

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A City Underwater

In Bonita Springs, Florida, the streets look more like rivers. Entire neighborhoods are only accessible by boat. Please pray for homeowners struggling in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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Samaritan's Purse Arrives in Florida

Floridians are mourning the loss of life and property after Hurricane Irma. The recovery will be long, but Samaritan's Purse teams are committed to coming alongside homeowners as they rebuild their lives.

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Healing for Texas

Samaritan's Purse and Crosspoint Church in Pearland, Texas, are working together to share the hope of Jesus Christ with families struggling in Hurricane Harvey's devastating aftermath.

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Bringing Hope After Harvey

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are serving as the hands and feet of Christ in Houston and other parts of Texas. Now and for months to come, more volunteers are needed to share the Gospel and help hurting homeowners recover after Hurricane Harvey.

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Picking Up the Pieces

As it made landfall, Hurricane Harvey toppled trees and damaged many homes in Rockport, Texas. Vice President Mike Pence helped clear debris alongside Samaritan's Purse volunteers there in late August. In the months to come, more volunteers will be needed to help homeowners in Jesus' Name.

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Not Alone Anymore

Homeowners across Houston are feeling a burden lifted as Samaritan's Purse volunteers come and help them clean up after Harvey. Christians are encouraged and the Gospel is being shared with the lost.

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They've Come to Serve

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are fanning out across Rockport and Portland, Texas, to serve homeowners devastated by Hurricane Harvey. We need volunteers of all skill levels to help in the months to come.

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Vice President and Samaritan's Purse Team Up for Cleanup

Vice President Mike Pence rolled up his sleeves and worked alongside Samaritan's Purse volunteers in Rockport, Texas. The coastal city was slammed by Hurricane Harvey.

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Grateful for Volunteers

Homeowners in Victoria, Texas, thank God for using Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams to help them after Hurricane Harvey.

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Volunteers Help Homeowners in Victoria

Samaritan's Purse has begun to help homeowners devastated by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. Get a closeup view of one damaged home that our volunteers will soon work on.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Underway

Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams are already starting relief work in Victoria, Texas. Please pray for our teams and for those still suffering from the storm.

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Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham issues a plea to help Hurricane Harvey victims in the Name of Jesus Christ.