Hurricane Irma & Hurricane Maria Response

During September, multiple hurricanes have churned their way through the Caribbean, leaving devastation in their wakes. BGR is responding through local, trained partners in the following places: The Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, and Dominica. Please pray for those who have experienced great loss from these storms. Pray for wisdom for those responding to meet the most critical needs and make difficult decisions.

Check this page for updates as they become available.

Want to help? At this time our need is for financial donations and prayer.

You can donate to the Hurricane Irma & Maria Response Fund below or sign up for our Prayer Connection team here.

Disaster Response

Hurricane Response Update – January 2018

UPDATE: BGR is continuing its response efforts with Bahamian Baptists after powerful hurricanes wreaked havoc in the Caribbean last fall.

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You’re making a difference in the Caribbean!

Read more to find out what a partner in the area recently sent to BGR Area Directors about YOUR donations.

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Hurricane Response Update: What Can I Do to Help?

You’ve watched the news. You’ve seen the needs. Hurricanes in the Caribbean. Earthquakes in Mexico. You may be wondering, “What can I do to help?”

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A message from the ground in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is getting hammered again. My heart breaks to think of those with damaged homes enduring, yet again, more destruction.

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BGR assessments are progressing in the Caribbean after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated multiple islands. We have already earmarked $250,000 for relief goods such as food and water.

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Hurricane Maria Churns Through Caribbean

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 hurricane, is churning through the Caribbean and heading toward Puerto Rico. Our teams are now preparing for this new disaster. Please pray for our teams and for those facing another storm. Please pray for the people living on islands that lie in Hurricane Maria’s path. Pray for […]

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Hurricane Prayer Request Update

Pray for the Caribbean and the imminent arrival of Hurricane Maria. The storm is now classified as a Category 5 and is still strengthening. It’s following Hurricane Irma’s path, as well, and looks like it will affect those who are still recovering from the first storm. Ask God to grant BGR personnel wisdom and understanding as […]

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UPDATE: Hurricane Irma Assessments

Praise the Lord for the great connections made and assessments by the BGR team in the Caribbean. We are partnering with national Baptist partners to respond with food and other basic necessities in the Bahamas and Turks/Caicos.

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UPDATE: Hurriacane Irma – September 12

The damage left by Hurricane Irma varies from area to area. Reports coming out of a few of the islands are beginning to give a clearer picture of the damage. The priority for BGR teams remains the same, actions that save lives such as providing shelter, food, water, and healthcare.

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UPDATE: Hurricane Irma – September 11

BGR assessment personnel are working from Santa Domingo and are receiving reports from some affected islands. As they assess needs, they will give priority to items that preserve life.

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Hurricane Maria Prayer Update

Baptist churches in Dominica have been very busy since Hurricane Maria devastated their island. They have been working with BGR partners to provide survivors with food and building materials. Two containers of supplies have already cleared customs, and partners expect another this week. Churches have been distributing one or two weeks’ worth of meals to […]

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Pray for Hurricane Irma recovery efforts

Join BGR in prayer for Hurricane Irma recovery and the looming arrival of Hurricane Maria.

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Hurricane Irma: Pray for disaster recovery efforts

Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc in the Caribbean during the past few days, and now our teams are on their way to assess damage and needs. Please pray for disaster recovery efforts.

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Pray for those in the path of Hurricane Irma

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Carribean, please be in prayer for those being affected by the storm.

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Pray for those bracing for Hurricane Irma

Pray for those in the path of Hurricane Irma as they prepare for landfall. BGR is in touch with partners on the ground and is standing by to help as needed.

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