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October and November Emergency Response Update

We respond to emergencies all over the world. Here is a summary of some of the emergency response projects we were involved with during October and November 2018. Click to read more.
A Helping Hands volunteer loads a truck with ladders for distribution to Hurricane Michael victims.

Helping Hurricane Victims Through Trucking

My name is Diane Kienholz. My husband, Steve, and I are service missionaries. By assignment we drove a bishops’ storehouse truck to help those affected by Hurricane Michael. Read more here.
Church building destroyed by Hurricanes in St. Thomas.

Rebuilding St. Thomas

During September 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged the Caribbean—especially the island of St. Thomas. The storms lasted for nearly two weeks each and LDS Charities has helped with the recovery. Ty Johnson, director of emergency response at LDS Charities, visited the island of St. Thomas in February 2018 to meet with partners who have helped respond to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Church volunteers wearing Helping Hands shirts help clean up after a disaster.

How LDS Charities Responds to Emergencies

What happens when disaster strikes? How does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints respond? As the humanitarian arm of a worldwide church, LDS Charities responds to emergencies and needs all over the world. Read this article to learn more.