Recent in natural-disasters


LDS Man Killed in Avalanche, Remembered for Building Faith

by Danielle B. Wagner | February 20, 2018 | Mormon Life

Alexander James Marra was killed in an avalanche in Rock Springs, Wyoming, on Saturday when he was partiall...


The Psychology of Survival: 6 Tips for Mentally and Emotionally Preparing Your Family for a Disaster

by Jamie Armstrong | February 12, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As hurricanes, fires, mudslides, and earthquakes ravaged countries around the world last year, many of us a...


LDS Missionaries Safe Following Deadly Taiwan Quake

by Deseret News | February 7, 2018 | From the Church Mormon Life

“We are so proud of our missionaries who remembered to grab their 72-hour kits before they left their apart...


After Having Her Only Child Pulled from Her Arms and Killed in Typhoon, LDS Mother Finds Healing in Temple

by | February 3, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“I cannot explain the happiness,”Analyn Esperas said. The temple, she said, “washed away the nightmares of ...


LDS Father Dies in Avalanche in Wyoming

by Fox 13 News | January 2, 2018 | Mormon Life

Family and friends are mourning the loss of LDS father Brennan Walpole, who was buried in an avalanche Frid...


3 Times Promptings Saved Missionaries from Natural Disasters No One Saw Coming

by Katie Lambert | October 30, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Missions are rarely predictable. Every day brings new challenges and blessings, new people and new experien...


Why We Need to Stop Brushing Off Recent Disasters as "Signs of the Times"

by Katie Lambert | October 16, 2017 | Mormon Life

Sierra Leone, Mexico, Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, Lousiana, Las Vegas, California, Somalia—the number of d...


The Surprising Thing About God I’ve Learned from All the Natural Disasters Lately

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In the course of only a few weeks, there have been horrendous mudslides in Sierra Leone, three catastrophic...


Church Releases Statement on Hurricane Irma

by Mormon Newsroom | From the Church Mormon Life

On Wednesday, September 6, Category 5 Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean, with winds of 185-mph, making it on...


"We Will Never Forget the Charity of the Mormons": One Man's Emotional Response to Missionaries After Hurricane Harvey

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

After the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, many Mormons stepped up at the opportunity to serve an...