Meet Operation Blessing

27 Aug

As president Obama warns:  hurricane Irene could likely be historic in terms of its potential to be disastrous; but faith-based response teams are poised for a confrontation. Read the following article to see what the organization Operation Blessing International is doing for residents in the path of the storm. Tell us how your organization is participating in the hurricane relief effort. Then, pass this article on:

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Operation Blessing International (OBI) is prepared for a major relief effort should Hurricane Irene strike the Hampton Roads area as predicted.

HELP HURRICANE VICTIMS

The humanitarian organization’s domestic disaster relief team, which has its headquarters in Virginia Beach, has pre-staged staff and equipment in order to provide disaster relief resources immediately after the storm passes and a level of support during the storm.

The team, led by Jody Herrington-Gettys, director of U.S. disaster relief for OBI, has partnered with local officials including the Virginia Beach Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Virginia Beach Emergency Manager to coordinate response.

To prepare for a rapid response, OBI has pre-staged an array of heavy equipment from Ocala, Florida at its headquarters near the Christian Broadcasting Network and Regent University campuses. Current in place or en route are:

via Operation Blessing – Disaster Relief – Operation Blessing readies major hurricane response in Hampton Roads area.

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2 Responses to “Meet Operation Blessing”

  1. Ardara Harris August 27, 2011 at 8:28 pm #

    “Too Much Drama Too Stay Focused” Stage play taking place at the Cullen Center on the campus of the University of Houston. September 25, 2012. Showing times: 3:00pm & 7:00pm
    (For early tickets contact: harris1906@yahoo.com)

  2. lynitap August 27, 2011 at 8:48 pm #

    Thanks Ardara,
    It is so nice to see the art community coming together in response to the relief effort. Good luck on the play, the book, and the many books and initiatives to come. Remain Blessed!

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