Disaster Relief Articles

Eastern Kentucky Flood

At least 37 people have died in eastern Kentucky’s devastating floods. All Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are safe. At a later date, SCN volunteers will respond to the disaster area to provide relief with home repairs.

Helping Families Rebuild

Dan Stockman, with the Global Sisters Report, shares about how the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and volunteers continue to help families in Western Kentucky rebuild months after devastating storms. 

Volunteers helping tornado victims

Many parts of Western Kentucky remain scarred by the Dec.10 tornado, but Volunteers of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are busy helping residents rebuild.

Continuing the call to respond

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth disaster relief team worked with Taylor County Emergency Management to get in contact with families near Campbellsville to continue their cleanup efforts from the December 2021 tornados that decimated this community.

Helping Families Rebuild
Helping Families Rebuild

Dan Stockman, with the Global Sisters Report, shares about how the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and volunteers continue to help families in Western Kentucky rebuild months after devastating storms. 

Volunteers helping tornado victims
Volunteers helping tornado victims

Many parts of Western Kentucky remain scarred by the Dec.10 tornado, but Volunteers of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are busy helping residents rebuild.

Continuing the call to respond
Continuing the call to respond

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth disaster relief team worked with Taylor County Emergency Management to get in contact with families near Campbellsville to continue their cleanup efforts from the December 2021 tornados that decimated this community.

Sisters response to KY tornadoes

Sisters response to KY tornadoes

With tornadoes predicted to hit Kentucky and other states this last Friday, Dec. 10, mere weeks before Christmas, the...

Flood relief work in Mumbai

Flood relief work in Mumbai

When the monsoon hit the western part of India, no one expected the rains to be as deadly as they turned out to be....

Live and Serve with the Sisters

Live and Serve with the Sisters

AmeriCorps and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth offer this chance to take the path less traveled. Serve for one year...

Blessings in Beauregard

Blessings in Beauregard

When the immediate emergency is over, the healing can begin. “At first I sorted through people’s personal belongings,...

Thank you for changing my life

Thank you for changing my life

When Shannon Evans was in high school, she wanted to go on a mission trip to Africa. She came across the website for...

Reflection from Alabama

Reflection from Alabama

Ellen Sprigg is the associate director for the SCN Volunteer Program. She recently returned with the Sisters of...

SCN volunteers respond to Alabama

SCN volunteers respond to Alabama

Nearly 40 tornadoes have been confirmed from last week's outbreak across the Southeast. The hardest-hit area was Lee...

Volunteers return from Houston

Volunteers return from Houston

It was only a little over one year ago that Hurricane Harvey tied Hurricane Katrina as the costliest tropical cyclone...

SCN disaster relief team responds

SCN disaster relief team responds

At least thirteen people have died and dozens more injured as severe storms have brought flooding and tornadoes to...

The Bakhtiarpur Flood

The Bakhtiarpur Flood

Heavy rainfall and flooding across eastern and central Indian states have displaced ten of thousands. The worst hit...