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Louisiana DR team weekly report

January 27, 2023 Great week of Nomad accomplishments! We have been working on Harvey's mobile home which is on the Cheniere Caminada portion of Grand Isle. The north deck stairs were worked on by a previous team last fall. We have dismantled and replaced the entire deck and stairs, including a section that has A/C on it. Inside we have finished cleaning off glue etc from fronts of 2x4 in walls and installed insulation. Have enjoyed listening to homeowner about Hurricane Ida, shrimping, cancers...

Disaster Rebuild announced for Jacksboro Texas

Nomads will be rebuilding homes in Jack County, Texas in the Spring of 2024, in Jacksboro.  The North Texas Annual Conference has invited Nomads to be involved in their rebuilding efforts, after devastating tornadoes wreaked havoc there in March of 2022.  Please login and sign up for this project if you would like to be involved and make a difference.

Grand Isle, Louisiana Disaster Rebuilding 12-15-22

The Disaster Team on Grand Isle was fortunate to be able to work outside for the entire week escaping the numerous storms which were wreaking havoc just north of us in New Orleans.  Our prayers go out to the people who again have lost so much.  Our team welcomed a newcomer, Dan Williams, who fit right in helping complete a second deck project.  This deck was 13 feet above the ground for access to a suspended mobile home which endured waves five feet high crashing into the living room during ...

Disaster Rebuilding in Laurel, MS

Week 2 We had a good week. We started on the 2nd house where we covered a large hole in the ceiling and one on the wall.  Removed and replaced wood flooring.  At the 1st house we insulated a bathroom, removed a firebox that was rusty, placed cabinets, dry walled and mudded walls in the bathroom. We also repaired the brick exterior around the breaker box.  We had 5 couples on Monday and another couple started Tuesday. We had a total of 316 hours for this week. Jean and Larry S., Team Leaders  

South Carolina DR Report

Hello from the south. The South Carolina Disaster Rebuild has much to offer.  Not only have they had plenty of work for us to do but they have ice cream shops galore. There is one called Cook Out with 40 different shakes that are all pretty good. So for the work. We are still at the McManus house one bathroom done and the second started. Tore out the shower and surround and found what we expected. The floor joists were all rotted including the ones that had been sistered to brace the shower. ...

Disaster Rebuilding Continues in SC

Hello from South Carolina!     Here it is getting towards the middle of May, so we have a big race in one town for those that like NASCAR and biker week for the two wheeler types. Both were fun for those that could follow it. For the rest of us it was a busy week working at multiple houses.     We were blessed to be able to give bibles to Mr. Charles and Ms. Gould. How can you count the blessings from the smiles on the faces of people who have had issues with their homes for going on two years? ...

Weekly Team Report - SC DR at 5-6-21

Hey all you adventurous NOMADS.  Here we are working out of Tatum, South Carolina and going to Wallace SC to work on Mr. Charle’s home. It has been a challenge, but God is so good.  We are working with Scott and Chari Shawcross, Rick and Marilyn Sherman and of course us ( Gene and Carolyn Freeman). The first of the week was Hot Hot Hot. Near or over 90 each day. Mr. Charles, the home we are working on has done his best to try and make the working environment comfortable.       We all know that ...

SC Disaster Rebuilders weekly report 4-30-21

Greetings NOMADS, from your team in Tatum, South Carolina. The Freemans arrived on Friday as the Armstrongs were leaving. The rest of the team consisting of Stel Cummings, Jodi Price, Lou and Elaine Amandola, Randy and Mary Fathbruckner  and Sara Donaldson all stayed on for the next two weeks. We all worked on Ms. Cynth’s noble home and Ms. Lily's home for the last two weeks. They both needed extensive floor repairs and also both required work on the plumbing. As often happens we had surprises. ...

Hattiesburg TV story on Nomads Disaster Rebuilding

Click on the link below for the story on Nomads Disaster Rebuilding during late 2020 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. https://www.wdam.com/video/2020/12/17/tornado-victim-gets-help-nomads-volunteers/

Meridian Star focus article on Nomads Rebuilders

Check out the focus article in the Meridian (Mississippi) Star on the Nomads Disaster Rebuilding teams and their recent work on a home there.  Click on the link below: https://www.meridianstar.com/news/local_news/its-a-blessing-volunteers-repair-meridian-home-damaged-in-2018-tornado/article_0ef672d4-df5a-5672-ae7f-7441fd446683.html  

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