Domestic Disaster Response
What We Do
Love Mercy Do Justice works in coordination with Covenant World Relief, regional conferences and local congregations who have partnerships with organizations on the ground in affected areas, to respond immediately to those in need during sudden onset disaster. Support Domestic Disaster Relief efforts today.
When disaster strikes, concerned individuals and groups want to help. But what is the best way to respond? We recommend reading the following article: The Best Ways to Respond in Disaster
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Hurricane Maria Response
Hurricane Maria has caused catastrophic damage across the northeastern Caribbean. Puerto Rico has suffered terribly—it was still recovering from Hurricane Irma two weeks prior and approximately 80,000 residents remained without power as Maria approached. Puerto Rican relief will be a long-term effort.
As people of faith and action, we have an opportunity to support our sisters and brothers in what is quickly becoming a major humanitarian crisis. We are committed to standing alongside Covenant churches and their partners on the ground in this time of urgent need.
Hurricane Harvey Response
Hurricane Harvey has caused unprecedented and catastrophic flooding in southeastern and south central Texas. Its deadly winds and devastating floods have caused damage of historic proportions.
The Love Mercy Do Justice mission priority, in concert with the Midsouth Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church and Covenant World Relief are partnering to meet immediate needs along the Gulf Coast. Together, we can be a part of alleviating the pain and suffering of those affected through provision of food and temporary shelter, debris clean up, home repair, and other “felt needs”. Your generous giving will enable us to continue to respond as long-term recovery efforts are launched. We are committed to standing alongside Covenant churches and their partners on the ground in this time of urgent need.
Hurricane Irma Response
Hurricane Irma caused heavy flooding and wind damage across the state of Florida, resulting in extensive property damage and displacement for many families. The Love Mercy Do Justice mission priority and Covenant World Relief are partnering to meet immediate needs of those affected. We are committed to standing alongside partners on the ground to respond immediately to those in need in the aftermath of this extremely powerful and catastrophic disaster.
Water for Flint
Join us in this collaborative effort to aid children and families whose lives have been completely upended by the devastating water crisis in Flint. With your partnership we will deliver water and fruit, conduct blood-level tests, offer education on the situation, and help install filters. Items will be distributed at several locations in the city.