• Operation: Red Hills

    • In Response to: Louisville Tornadoes
    • Location: Louisville, MS, USA
    • Active: Apr 28, 2014 - May 15, 2014

Objective

Following the outbreak of tornadoes across the South and Central Plains, TR deployed members to Louisville, MS for expedient home repair and debris removal.

Operation Overview

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Latest Field Reports

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May 14, 2014 For the last couple weeks, our teams have stayed busy providing tornado relief in hard-hit communities of Arkansas, Kansas, and Mississippi. Operation: Black Dog in Baxter Springs, KS wrapped up on Monday while Operation: Red Hills in Louisville, MS demobilizes today. Dozens of TR members logged damage assessments, swung a sledge, operated some heavy equipment, and led the efforts of… Read More »

Latest Reflections

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May 5, 2014 Providing tornado relief on Operation: Red Hills, Air Force veteran Aimee Sherrod was conducting door-to-door assessments in a hard-hit neighborhood in Louisville, MS. She and her teammate pulled up to a severely damaged home where a mother had died while shielding her 24-year-old daughter. Upon arrival, a bright spot: a litter of puppies poured out from under a… Read More »

Supporters of Operation: Red Hills

Donor Donation Date
Kevin Schrock$200.00May 07, 2014
John Mayo$500.00May 04, 2014
Carol Smith$50.00May 04, 2014
bonnie kibby$15.00May 03, 2014

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Field Reports

Tornado Relief Operations Continue

For the last couple weeks, our teams have stayed busy providing tornado relief in hard-hit communities of Arkansas, Kansas, and Mississippi. Operation: Black Dog in Baxter Springs, KS wrapped up on Monday while Operation: Red Hills in Louisville, MS demobilizes today. Dozens of TR members logged damage assessments, swung a sledge, operated some heavy equipment, and led the efforts of… Read More »

Update on Op: Red Hills

Region 4 leaders are currently working with local emergency management agencies in Louisville, MS to assist with damage assessments and debris removal. Operation: Red Hills is spinning up in coordination with the local VOAD while volunteers in the region should continue to check OrgAction for personnel requests. Read More »

Reflections

Litter of Hope

Providing tornado relief on Operation: Red Hills, Air Force veteran Aimee Sherrod was conducting door-to-door assessments in a hard-hit neighborhood in Louisville, MS. She and her teammate pulled up to a severely damaged home where a mother had died while shielding her 24-year-old daughter. Upon arrival, a bright spot: a litter of puppies poured out from under a… Read More »