After a disaster we often decide now is the time to prepare but it is easy to quickly forget the lessons to be learned. This week we will share what others have experienced and learned in recent natural disasters. I have commented on a few and on January 24th we will begin addressing each one and taking steps to make sure our experience with a disaster will ensure we thrive and don’t just survive.
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The past few weeks have reminded us of the horror of natural disasters and wild fires. With all this sorrow around us, how can we become His hands?
When you have time, the list of items to take can be long. But when you have to leave quickly or, as in the case of the recent hurricane in Houston, to be rescued, the list has to be short and include only what you are able to carry. What do you take?
Clean up after a disaster can be a nightmare as you rummage through a lifetime of memories now dirty and soggy. Don’t give up. All is not lost and many treasures can be saved if you follow proper procedures. If you are heading out to help those who have suffered the flooding of their home please study these tips before you leave.
As floodwaters recede in Texas we look toward hurricane season and wonder if we will see more such as Harvey. Now is a good time to be better informed about the huge task of clean up that follows flooding. Floods can and do happen everywhere from time-to-time, so nobody is immune to that risk.