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Responding to Severe Weather in the South

Dennis Clancey

A former U.S. Army infantry captain and Iraq veteran, Dennis Clancey joined Team Rubicon as a volunteer in 2014, responding to the 2015 Nepal earthquakes and Texas floods. In September 2015, he joined the organization full-time as the Deputy Director in charge of global disaster response.

After more than 20 tornadoes touched down across the South just before Christmas, another line of storms and tornadoes barreled through Texas on Dec. 26.

On Christmas Day, Region IV launched Operation: Skipping Christmas in Tippah County, MS and more than 20 volunteers are on the ground to assist homeowners affected by severe weather.

Thirty TR members have responded to the severe weather in Mississippi.
Thirty TR members have responded to the severe weather in Mississippi.

Today, Region VI launches Operation: Bankhead Blitz to assist the community of Glenn Heights, TX with debris removal and volunteer management.

Members within driving distance of these disaster zones who are available to deploy in the coming days should ensure they have the necessary administrative tasks completed to do so.

Those who wish to support our operations this holiday season can make a donation or share our efforts with their friends and family through social media.