HURRICANE DELTA 2020
UPDATED TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2020 11:39 AM EST
Matthew 25: Ministries is responding to Hurricane Delta, which made landfall as a Category 2 hurricane with winds of 100 mph near Creole, Louisiana on Friday, October 9. The storm moved inland through the southeast over the weekend, and brought heavy rainfall, power outages, and isolated tornadoes. Lake Charles, LA, which was heavily impacted by Hurricane Laura, received more than 15 inches of rain and Iowa, LA reported up to 17 inches of rain. There were approximately 700,000 power outages at the height of the storm with reports of 10 tornadoes from the Gulf to the Carolinas.
Matthew 25 has shipped 5 truckloads of aid to the disaster area so far, loaded with supplies such as shampoo, soap, feminine care, diapers, all purpose cleaner, dishwashing liquid, detergent, paper products, and more. Matthew 25 will continue to assess the needs of the communities impacted and provide ongoing relief as long as there is a need.