Baptists prepare to provide relief after Hurricane Idalia

Posted on AllSides August 30th, 2023
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Texas Baptist Men placed disaster relief units on “alert” status in anticipation of possible deployment to Florida as part of a multistate Southern Baptist disaster response to Hurricane Idalia. Hurricane Idalia made landfall in Keaton Beach at about 7:45 a.m. EST on Wednesday as a Category 3 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center reported. Maximum sustained winds registered at 125 mph with Cedar Key, 58 miles southeast of Keaton Beach, reporting a 7-foot storm surge. By 1:30 p.m., Idalia was downgraded to Category 1 and had moved into southeast Georgia with...

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