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Photo of MDS volunteers repair and build homes in the Florida Panhandle, after October 2018's Hurricane Michael.Photo of MDS volunteers repair and build homes in the Florida Panhandle, after October 2018's Hurricane Michael.

Mississippi & Louisiana

Unit Leadership

Chair

Stephen Yoder

Vice Chair

Galen Mast

Treasurer

Morris Miller

Secretary

Morris Miller

Responses

Jennings, LA

Hurricane Laura struck Louisiana on August 26, 2020 as a Category 4 hurricane. This hurricane was the tenth-strongest U.S. hurricane landfall by wind speed on record, with peak winds of 150 mph. On October 9, 2020 Hurricane Delta struck Louisiana...

Mayfield, KY

A deadly late-season tornado outbreak, the deadliest on record in December, produced catastrophic damage and numerous fatalities across portions of the Southern United States and Ohio Valley from the evening of December 10 to the early morning of...

Breathitt County, KY

Significant rainstorms struck Breathitt County, KY during the end of February and beginning of March 2021. 7-8 inches of rain fell in less than 24 hours. The intense rain caused damage to structures, knocked down trees, and caused landslides. It also...

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