Disaster Response

Current Response

Call Out in Eastern Kentucky and Buchanan Co. VA

Impact Disaster Response (VBDR) is currently responding in Buchanan County, Virginia after flooding struck the community mid-July. We will continue to prioritize and support this community through rebuild efforts over the next several weeks. We will also support Kentucky Baptists who are responding to historic flooding that struck Eastern Kentucky and parts of Southwest Virginia. We will begin cleanup in Eastern Kentucky as early as August 21 and plan to continue that response as long as we are requested. We...
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Vision statement

We mobilize volunteers to provide high-quality services to meet human needs after a disaster.

When a disaster strikes a community, we all want to do something. But during a disaster, how you help is as important as being willing to help. With our training, partnerships, and experience behind you, you and your church can help people facing all the challenges brought by a storm.

Current Situation Report

Disaster Response Situation Report

Impact Disaster Response has been active in Buchanan county Virginia repairing homes in Hurley after the flooding in August 2021. Volunteers provided meals at a shelter early in the response and have been present since cleaning and repairing homes. We are still receiving teams to continue the repairs and expect to complete repairs by summer. This summer we will provide training opportunities at four of our Impact Mission Camps sites including: Feeding Cleanup Chainsaw Crisis Care Supply Distribution (managing a...
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News + Resources

Disaster Response Stories

Helpful Tips for Packing and Collecting Hygiene Kits

Franklin Baptist Church shares insights from their experience When thousands of refugees began departing Afghanistan for the United States, the...
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Ukraine Relief

Virginia Baptists are working through the Baptist Forum for Aid and Development and the European Baptist Fellowship to support those...
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Project Locations

See where you can serve in Disaster Response today!