Pacific Northwest and Disaster Related News
Articles posted here come from either national media outlets or the ELCA, its congregations, synods or Social Service Agencies. The goal is to highlight news that might otherwise be overlooked. Please let us know about events in your area that might be shared.
I am excited to share that Lutheran Disaster Response (LDR) has contracted with Sarah Kruger to serve as our new Resiliency Representative for the LDR Western Region. – John Pyron, Program Director, Lutheran Disaster Response
Black History Month 2022 focuses on Black Health and Wellness. Racial Justice has everything to do with Disaster resilience.
Back in action for 2022. Get climate engage, Equity equipped and connected with friends!
This month we’re all about the Christmas story – hope and promise in the midst of chaos!
November is Native American Heritage Month – COP 26 is almost over – the Holidys are upon us.
As Fall settles in and the leaves change colors, this issue of the Hammer and Dance looks at the variety of places we find ourselves in the disaster world.
Fall is returning. What does the year ahead hold for us in Disaster preparedness?
With record temperatures and serious drought, what is happening with fires this year?
Record breaking heat waves in the Pacific Northwest. What to do.
Drought is serious in the Pacific Northwest. With it looms another wildfire season and extreme heat. What do we know?
So much here this month. New friends, Assembly actions for Climate Care, a sermon for the Sunday of the Holy Trinity, and more, more, more . . .
Signs of new life are everywhere. Jesus is risen! The sun is shining. Life is good.
It’s the “anniversary” of COVID. You won’t believe all we’ve done in Region 1 with Lutheran Disaster Response!
Why wildfires and severe winter storms are related.
How will 2021 compare with the year just past?
May the joy, truth and hope of Christmas find a place deep in your heart!
“Turkeys and budgets and fire – Oh my!” Thoughts on COVID and the season ahead.
Unlike past peaks, where a few areas drove up case numbers, this time the virus has gripped nearly every corner of the country, including many areas that avoided surges of the past.
Coronavirus cases in the United States are surging toward their third peak in eight months. More than 70,000 new infections were recorded on Friday, the most in a single day since July, and the country recently surpassed eight million total cases.
The Pacific Northwest is ablaze. What is our calling? How can we help?