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Van Sheds Update (May 25)

Phase 1 is underway. We have 9 sheds that have been committed by 2 churches so far. 21 more to go in order to reach our Phase 1 goal. 40 more words

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Hope on the Horizon for Texas

Texas is the land of the “Big Sky” and that is one of the things I love about living in Texas. Over the last 12 days premature darkness covers the landscape and waterlogged streams, rivers and reservoirs are at their max. 226 more words

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MayDay 2015 HERA Atlanta educational program on disaster planning and wet salvage at the Georgia Archives

After a powerful morning educational presentation—punctuated with very scary photographs and anecdotes from her deployment after Hurricanes Ivan and Katrina, Ann Frellsen, Emory University Libraries’ Collections Conservator and AIC CERT cultural heritage responder, facilitated a real-life (minus the snakes and sewer seepage) hands-on wet salvage exercise. 199 more words

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Citizen mapping

Citizen mapping is a participatory research tool that has been described as, “an evolution of the entire mapping process” (Taketa in Swift, 2010). The method has emerged from a volunteer effort to create a detailed online map of everywhere on the planet (Swift, 2010). 908 more words

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Beauty Will Rise

The past week has been a whirlwind. Jason, Craig and I touched down in Kathmandu last Sunday afternoon and have been graciously hosted in a guest house here. 780 more words

Disaster Response for Ministers

“Disaster Response for Ministers” training. at PBTS in partnership with Bukal Life Care. This is part of PBTS’ “Summer Leadership Institute.” Dean Miller from the Baptist General Assembly of Virginia was the lead trainer. 78 more words

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Photos from the Middle of May (2015)

“Disaster Response for Ministers” training at PBTS. A partnership of the seminary, Bukal Life Care (our main ministry), and the Baptist General Assembly of Virginia. Joel is in the foreground in the light gray jacket with his back to us. 202 more words

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