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Disaster relief initiative

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Overview of the CrownPoint Disaster Relief Initiative

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Disaster relief initiative

  1. 1. Disaster Relief Initiative Boots on the Ground: Telling – Serving - Caring
  2. 5. Response in a Disaster <ul><li>People need help </li></ul><ul><li>People want to help </li></ul><ul><li>Phases… </li></ul><ul><li>First Responders </li></ul><ul><li>Early Responders </li></ul><ul><li>Recovery </li></ul>
  3. 6. Providing Service & Ministry <ul><li>serve as a shelter for housing people; </li></ul><ul><li>be a center for receiving and distributing material donations (clothing, food, water, etc.); </li></ul><ul><li>provide meals for first responders and others; </li></ul><ul><li>become a coordinating location for short and/or long term recovery efforts; </li></ul><ul><li>be a witness for Jesus in the affected community and beyond; </li></ul><ul><li>be a communication center for the local community; </li></ul><ul><li>relate to the local and national government; and/or </li></ul><ul><li>provide information regarding disaster resources available to the local community. </li></ul>
  4. 7. Ways of Responding in a Disaster
  5. 8. CrownPoint Disaster Relief Initiative <ul><li>The focus: </li></ul><ul><li>Disaster Relief Training (DRT) </li></ul><ul><li>Disaster Relief Management (DRM) </li></ul>
  6. 9. CrownPoint Disaster Relief Initiative <ul><li>Disaster Relief Training (DRT) </li></ul><ul><li>Missional/Ministry Principles for Disaster service </li></ul><ul><li>Practical ways to be “Boots on the Ground: Telling, Serving, Caring” </li></ul><ul><li>Various approaches to community service </li></ul><ul><li>Being a witness in disaster situations </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding and working with local, regional, and national government in times of disaster </li></ul><ul><li>A complete Disaster Response Recovery Manual </li></ul><ul><li>Applying disaster response and recovery for individual members of the congregation, people of the community, and neighboring congregations </li></ul>
  7. 10. CrownPoint Disaster Relief Initiative <ul><li>Disaster Relief Management (DRM)… </li></ul><ul><li>providing for a Disaster Management Consultant (DMC) to arrive onsite in the very early stages following a natural disaster and provide the practical leadership and site management to help a congregation be “the voice of Christ and the hands of Christ” in response to the disaster. </li></ul>
  8. 11. CrownPoint Disaster Relief Initiative <ul><li>The DMC could/would lead in setting up: </li></ul><ul><li>a shelter </li></ul><ul><li>a donation center </li></ul><ul><li>services to first responders </li></ul><ul><li>prayer center </li></ul><ul><li>communication/information center </li></ul><ul><li>short & long term recovery coordination </li></ul><ul><li>childcare for survivors/volunteers </li></ul>
  9. 12. Disaster Management Consultant
  10. 13. CrownPoint Disaster Relief Initiative <ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>supported by donations for disaster </li></ul><ul><li>The disaster relief onsite management is completely a “faith based” and donation supported endeavor striving to put “boots on the ground: telling, sharing, and caring.” </li></ul>
  11. 14. CrownPoint Disaster Relief Initiative <ul><li>Strengthens the local congregation to </li></ul><ul><li>be a “service center” for the local community; </li></ul><ul><li>provide volunteers with meaningful opportunities for service and sharing; </li></ul><ul><li>be an “early responder”; </li></ul><ul><li>expand its understanding of “mission and ministry”; </li></ul><ul><li>provide opportunities to reach people in the community through service, through the Word, and through caring; </li></ul><ul><li>train local volunteers in action and witness; and, </li></ul><ul><li>The local church would experience what it means to be the “voice of Christ” in reaching people in the community with the saving message of Jesus Christ. </li></ul>

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