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Community Members Come Together for Disaster Recovery Workshop
Written by Erin MacPherson
Last updated on August 28, 2013 @ 7:14PM
Created on August 28, 2013 @ 6:01PM

Wednesday a group of people came together to work on the disaster recovery plan for our area and it couldn't have come at a better time with all this flooding.

Volunteers are a huge part of disaster recovery especially in the long term. The people who came together today were apart of voluntary agencies like the Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity. They came together to help people get over a disaster they've faced in their life. Long term recovery is mainly to help people who can't help themselves, that could be after a local flood or something as drastic as a tornado or hurricane. Organizers said they've been doing this for years and they simply love helping people.

"People's worlds turned upside down and this is a good way to help them get back on their feet and get their life back together," said Jenny Gannaway, State Chair of west Virginia's Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster. 

This workshop was brought to Bridgeport from the Humanitarian Agency Church World Services and Harrison County is just one of the many stops along their journey.


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