Convoy of Hope Deploys in Response to Hurricane Laura
SPRINGFIELD, MO. — August 25, 2020 — Convoy of Hope’s Disaster Services team is deploying in response to Hurricane Laura. According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall near the Louisiana-Texas border as a major hurricane later this week.
Jeff Nene, Convoy of Hope’s national spokesperson, said, “With staff and supplies in close proximity, Convoy’s Disaster Services team can respond quickly when needed.”
Convoy of Hope will arrive in the anticipated impact area on Wednesday and will pre-position several truckloads of disaster relief supplies to help communities in the storm’s path. The humanitarian organization is prepared to distribute food, water, hygiene kits, and other disaster relief supplies at a drive-thru point of distribution site. They will also deliver supplies door-to-door in neighborhoods affected by the storm.
To follow Convoy of Hope’s response, visit convoyofhope.org.
To schedule an interview with a Convoy of Hope representative, please contact Jessica Blake, public relations director, at [email protected] or (417) 838-3015.