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“This is a chance at life”

Jeffery Moseley is a patient man. As the resident of Marianna, Fla. watched Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) close the doors on his half-built home in December because of a spike in COVID-19 cases, he knew the volunteers would be back. “COVID has...

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2019 Spring Storms Response

Lee County, Alabama Tornado MDS sent in an investigation team to Macon, Barbour and Lee counties to determine the needs and how MDS can be most helpful. Search and rescue efforts have been wrapped up and everyone is accounted for. Permits to travel...

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2018 Hurricane Michael Response

MDS has two assessment teams that started investigating Wednesday, October 17. These assessment teams set up a base at Rivertown Community Church in Marianna, FL, in the heart of a heavily damaged swath. Most of the damage is wind related with huge...

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