2018 Hurricane Responses

Samaritan's Purse has relief teams working in Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas to help homeowners recover from devastation caused by hurricanes Florence and Michael. Our staff, along with disaster relief units and other equipment, are positioned in hard-hit areas.

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Military Couple Volunteers After Hurricane Michael

Military veterans Darren and Colleen Beers experienced God's healing in their marriage through Operation Heal Our Patriots. Now they're serving as disaster relief volunteers, sharing God's love with those suffering after Hurricane Michael.

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Helping Others Heal

Kristy Kulberg lost everything when her house was battered by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina. But just a month later she was in Florida serving victims of Hurricane Michael, because she could relate to their hurt and wanted them to experience the same healing from God she received when a volunteer team from Samaritan’s Purse arrived to help her.

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Not Too Young to Make a Difference

Kalea, a 14-year-old high school freshman, thought she couldn't do much to help homeowners devastated by Hurricane Florence. But when Kalea met an overwhelmed military wife with four children whose husband is serving in Afghanistan, she discovered she could offer the best help of all.

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A Blessing After the Storm

The Cribbs were grateful that God protected them during Hurricane Michael and that He sent Samaritan's Purse teams to their home in their moment of desperation.

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A Labor of Love in the Florida Panhandle

Vera Rozier is one of thousands of homeowners in the Florida Panhandle whose home, property, and lives were devastated by Hurricane Michael when it made landfall Oct. 10. Our volunteers are helping clean up trees and debris in Jesus' Name.

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Responding with Hope and Hard Work

Volunteer teams have deployed to the Florida Panhandle where Hurricane Michael left whole communities flattened and splintered.

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An Answered Prayer

A homeowner in Albany, Georgia, thanks God for sending Samaritan’s Purse volunteers to help her in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael’s devastating strike.

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Samaritan’s Purse Brings Hurricane Relief to South Georgia

Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams are working in devastated areas of Albany, Ga., in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

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Volunteers Needed in Hurricane Michael Response

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham describes the loss and devastation experienced during Hurricane Michael.

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Moved by Compassion

Julio Hernandez is one of many Samaritan's Purse volunteers who are bringing hope to Hurricane Florence victims along the Carolina coast.

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Help in a Time of Trouble

When it seemed Love Whitfield and her son John would never dig out of the mess left by Hurricane Florence, Samaritan's Purse volunteers showed up in their New Bern, N.C., neighborhood.

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Lightening the Load for Military Families After Hurricane Florence

Samaritan's Purse volunteers helped military families where Hurricane Florence wreaked havoc across the Carolinas

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Feeling Blessed at 92

Domenick Irrera, a 43-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He says he feels blessed after Samaritan' s Purse volunteers recently tarped his storm-damaged roof in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

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Liberty University Students Volunteer After Florence

Students from Liberty University recently volunteered with Samaritan's Purse to help homeowners clean up after Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas.

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Franklin Graham: The Need Is Great

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham recently encouraged volunteers and weary homeowners in New Bern, North Carolina. The town was devastated by Hurricane Florence and residents are thankful for our teams as they help with the recovery process.

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Volunteers Buoy Marine Homeowner

Billy Connelly returned to his flooded home and despaired over the devastating loss and the work ahead. Then Samaritan's Purse volunteers showed up and asked if he needed help. "We knew it was the active presence of the Holy Spirit intervening through you guys," he said.

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Whirlwind Wedding After Hurricane Florence

Kyle Glasgow and Krystal Moore were planning a beachfront wedding, but their big day fell on the same day Hurricane Florence struck the Carolinas. So, the Wilmington-area couple decided to postpone their nuptials and volunteer with Samaritan's Purse to help out area residents. However, when they found out that one of their fellow volunteers was an ordained minister, they no longer had to wait to become Mr. and Mrs. Glasgow.

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Hurricane Recovery Continues in the Carolinas

Homeowner, Deirdre, is grateful that Samaritan's Purse volunteers helped clean up her house and yard after Hurricane Florence struck her community near Wilmington

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They Love Serving Together

Ed and Rhenda love to serve together through Samaritan's Purse and helping hurting people in Jesus' Name. They're serving with U.S. Disaster Relief in communities devastated by Hurricane Florence.

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North Carolina Lt. Governor Joins Relief Efforts

North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest and his staff volunteered with Samaritan's Purse in hard-hit New Bern, where flooding from Hurricane Florence damaged thousands of homes.

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Relief for Storm-weary North Carolina

Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are on the ground helping homeowners affected by Hurricane Florence's flooding.

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Help After Florence

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham calls for prayer and for volunteers in the wake of Hurricane Florence.