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United Methodist Irma recovery work continues

United Methodist Irma recovery work continues

Disaster Recovery
Work is nearing completion on the Sebring, Fla., home of Nirmala Narayan. Hers was the first case opened by the Florida Conference's case managers in Central Florida. Photo by Gustavo Vasquez, UMNS.

Editor's Note: To read the first report in this two-part series from UMNS, click here.

As a case manager with the Florida Conference’s Disaster Response team, Aileen Castro spends her days helping others. A few months ago, she was the one needing help.

Castro and her family were out of town when Hurricane Irma struck. They returned to find two to three feet of water in their house, their cars flooded and ruined and personal documents swept away. They had nowhere else to go, so they slept in the house for two weeks until someone secured them a hotel room.

To read the full story, click here.

Editor’s Note: Donate here to the Florida Conference Hurricane Irma Fund to help churches and the neighborhoods that surround them. Volunteer to bring yourself or a team to help with the recovery. Together, with God, we are bigger! #flumcWeAreBigger

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