LOUISIANA TORNADOES 2017
UPDATED WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2018 3:50 PM EST
Matthew 25: Ministries responded to the tornadoes that struck New Orleans and surrounding areas on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The National Weather Service confirmed that at least three tornadoes touched down in southern Louisiana. The tornadoes were described as “large, extremely dangerous and potentially deadly.”
Matthew 25: Ministries’ Disaster Response Team deployed Wednesday, February 8 with Matthew 25’s fleet of specialized disaster relief vehicles. Joined by the Tide Loads of Hope mobile laundry unit, the trucks were loaded with relief supplies including personal care kits, household and cleaning products, first aid and safety kits and supplies, and additional items such as diapers, toilet paper, detergent pods, and tarps. Matthew 25 also shipped 2.5 truckloads of supplies and relief aid to the affected areas.
The team was able to distribute approximately 4,000 paper products, 550 personal care kits, 450 cleaning kits, 65 safety kits, 125 tarps, 150 detergent pods, and completed more than 540 loads of laundry.Return to Disaster Relief