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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping Laura victims, monitoring Sally

LAKE CHARLES, La.—Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) remains active in supporting areas that are recovering from Hurricane Laura, while being aware of Hurricane Sally expecting to make landfall on the gulf coast.

Don Williams, state DR director, is overseeing the work DR volunteers are doing through Lake Charles, La., Moss Bluff, providing meals, taking work requests and dispatching recovery teams. Williams also is aware of current storm developments.

“We continue to pray for those who may be impacted by (Hurricane) Sally,” Williams said. “We will continue to bring hope, help and healing to those already impacted and prepare to provide assistance to those in the near future.”

Williams reported DR daily provides more than 2,000 meals a day to the people of Lake Charles, La. Many are still without power and running water.

DR also has worked with 80 homeowners and continues to have more than 200 people requesting assistance.

For updates or to donate to Oklahoma Baptists DR, visit www.okdisasterhelp.org.

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