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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.