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CALL TO ACTION: HURRICANE FLORENCE RELIEF EFFORTS

September 24, 2018

WHO: All members of The Three Percenters Original, to include family members

 

WHAT: Disaster Response Clean Up. We are working on mucking and gutting out houses, picking up debris, and tree removal.

For those who are unable to physically respond to help clean up and/or those who would like to make a monetary contribution to aid both the victims of the storm and our volunteer teams please donate here:

www.paypal.me/FlorenceAid

 

For those who would like to make physical donations for either the victims or our volunteers please contact Chris.schnupp@gmail.com.

 

WHEN: Now until no longer needed.

 

WHERE: Currently we are helping North Carolina communities and eventually, after the rivers crest in South Carolina, we will be helping South Carolina communities. As of now our Base Camp in North Carolina is at:

St Andrew Lutheran Church
1605 Neuse Blvd.
New Bern, North Carolina 28560
Tel: 252.637.5879

WHY: Our organization supports our local communities. Right now a lot of the communities in North Carolina have been destroyed by Hurricane Florence by high winds and flooding. We consider it an honor and a duty to help when and where we can to help get these communities back on their feet.

 

 

FOR MEMBERS, OR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO BECOME A MEMBER:

 

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING 6 STEPS:

1. Join our forum at www.forum.thethreepercenters.org.

 

2. Take the E-Course at the top of the forum called Disaster Response Team: 2nd Responder Course.
 

3. Complete the Volunteer Application and Liability Waiver by clicking on the link at the end of the E-Course. For only those who have completed the E-Course visit www.bit.ly/DRTApplication.
 

4. Accept the email invitation to join crisiscleanup.org after the completion of the E-Course (invitation will be sent to the email address you provided when signing up for the e-course. DO NOT GO TO CRISISCLEANUP.ORG TO REGISTER YOURSELF OR YOUR REGION/STATE/ZONE/DISTRICT!)
 

5. Try collecting the following items before travelling to Base Camp. All members are expected to be self sufficient and self sustaining while deployed.


Suggested Packing List

Tools/Equipment:
Hammers (regular, sledge, maul)
Crowbars
Flat Pry Bars
Shovels
Screwdrivers
Drills
Tape Measures
Carpet/Razor Knives
Large Feed Shovels
Wheelbarrows
Flat Garden Hoes
Axes
Chainsaw w/ gas & two cycle oil, bar oil, sharpener, extra chains
Felling Wedges
Shop Vac
Brooms & Dust Pans
Duct Tape
Tarps
Roofing Nails
Ladders
Rope
Large Construction Garbage Bags

Personal Protective Equipment:
Dust Mask
Respirator Mask
Goggles
Safety Glasses
Leather Work Gloves
Rubber Gloves
Rubber Boots
Knee Pads
Hats
High Visibility/Bright Colored T-shirts or Vests
Steel Toed Boots
Chainsaw Chaps
Chainsaw Helmet/Face Shield
Hearing Protection
Bleach
Disinfectant Spray
Hand Sanitizer
Sunscreen
Bug Spray

Ant Spray
Benadryl
First Aid Kit

Personal:
Concealed Weapon, if allowed and able (follow state and local laws)
Food for at least 1 week
Water for at least 1 week
Water Cooler
Ice
Cash
Cell Phone
Cell Phone Charger
Power Bank for Cell Phone
2 Way Radio
Tent
Sleeping bag
Pillow
Generator
Gas
Batteries
Flashlight
Knife
Clothes
Towels
Personal Hygiene Items (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, deodorant, shampoo, feminine products)
Prescription Medicines
Over the counter Medicines

 

6. Contact Dan Meadows, Operations Chief, to inform when you will be showing up to Base Camp:
Email (preferred): DMeadows.NCZ9L@gmail.com

Phone: 828-553-5006  
 


FOR VICTIMS OF HURRICANE FLORENCE:

If you need help cleaning up your house or property please call Crisis Cleanup at 1-800-451-1954 to create a work order for all volunteer organizations in the area to come by and help. All relief efforts are 100% FREE.

 



Disaster Recovery Centers are opening in North Carolina, where you can meet one-on-one with FEMA, state representatives, and other partners to discuss:

✔️Available disaster assistance programs
✔️Checking the status of your application
✔️Getting assistance from state agencies and voluntary organizations
✔️U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters and businesses

Disaster Recovery Centers also offer assistive technology such as amplified telephones, phones that display text, amplified listening devices for people with hearing loss, and magnifiers for people with vision loss. Video Remote Interpreting is available and in-person sign language is available by request.

To find the latest locations and hours, download the FEMA app (http://fema.gov/mobile-app), text DRC and your zip code to 43362, or visit: http://asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm

For more information about Hurricane Florence recovery, visit: https://www.fema.gov/hurricane-florence

 

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