Recent in natural-disasters


3 Historic Events That Give Me Hope During This Time of Distress

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

“I was 5 years old when Mount Saint Helens erupted in Washington state . . .”  The line from a strange...


"We Have Not Forgotten You": How Stakes in Washington State Helped California Fire Victims

by Emily Abel | Makes You Think Mormon Life

At first, November 8, 2018, must have felt like a normal morning. Stake seminary supervisor Sandi Anderson ...


How Latter-day Saints Were Impacted by the Deadly Tornado in Alabama + How They Plan to Help Others

by Church News | Mormon Life

The tornado that devastated the Lee County community of Beauregard on Sunday, March 3, was the deadliest to...


Paradise Camp Fire Hits Latter-day Saint Families Hard, Destroys Church Meetinghouses

by Church News

Bishop Robert Harrison was commuting from his Paradise, California, home Thursday morning when a spiritual ...


"You're from God. You're Just Angels": Church Leaders, Saints Help Hurricane Survivors in Touching Ways

by Newsroom | From the Church Mormon Life

“Whenever there has been a disaster, you have always shown up,” Florida Governor Rick Scott said about the ...


"Sheer Panic Set In": LDS Father Describes Chaos at Top of Indonesian Volcano When Quake Hit

by KSL | Mormon Life

LDS father Craig Chilton was on top of a volcano when a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck, and he though...


Church Makes History by Becoming the First Religious Organization to Receive Good Neighbor Award

by Church News | Mormon Life

After thousands of Mormon Helping Hands Volunteers rebuilt homes and provided food following a number of de...


Missionaries Safe, Church Members Have Lost Homes Following Volcanic Eruption in Hawaii

by LDS Church News | Mormon Life

The volcanic eruption from the Kilauea volcano has impacted many Latter-day Saints in Hawaii. Hilo Haw...


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

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

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


The Powerful Prompting the Mission President of Puerto Rico Received the Day Before Hurricane Maria Hit

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

For eight days, 155 missionaries huddled together in an LDS meetinghouse concerned only with survival after...