Four New Hurricane Ike Updates – Volunteer – Donate

“]Volunteers begin massive Hurricane Ike clean-upSept. 20, 2008 – Four new articles posted on Digg.com today that really illustrate the scope of the disaster relief efforts spawned by recent hurricanes Ike and Gustav across the Gulf Coast region and into the Midwest. Follow the read more links to visit the original news articles for photos and updated relief information. Some of the recent photos posted are mind-boggling – both Ike and Gustav have turned out to be much more destructive than originally reported. Don’t forget to digg the story and improve our search results on Digg.com, a great social networking news aggregator. Scroll down to read the following posts and other recent Hurricane news here at the Mission Log –

  • Hurricane Ike Aftermath – Photos Slideshow

  • Hurricane Ike Victims Toll Rises – FEMA’s Chertoff Criticized

  • Ike Death Toll Rises as Does Victims’ Pain

  • Louisiana: Ike – Gustav Relief Effort Updates & News Releases

And take a moment to consider making a donation to Project417 to help the victims of Ike and Gustav, as well as the ongoing Re-build New Orleans programs which continue today after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Andy Coats is heading down this week to take part in the Ike / Gustav relief operations and finalize plans for the November Home Re-Building team.

Hurricane Ike Aftermath – Photos Slideshow

Dallas /Fort Worth NBC5  – new photos from across the state that show the overwhelming aftermath of Hurricane Ike along with emergency rescue first responders, volunteers and relief efforts.

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Hurricane Ike Victims Toll Rises – FEMA Chertoff Criticized

Hurricane Ike’s death toll in the U.S. climbed past 50 today – search teams pulled out of Galveston having searched the entire island for survivors. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff returned to Texas for a second time to check on recovery efforts amid growing criticism about the FEMA response

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Ike Death Toll Rises As Does Victims’ Pain

Hurricane’s Aftermath Leaves Millions Still Without Power Throughout Texas And Midwest – (CBS/ AP) Hurricane Ike’s death toll in the U.S. is up to 50 as authorities on the Texas coast provided more details on fatalities from the storm. Most people in the fourth-largest U.S. city of Houston remained without power, making it tough to track the missing

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Louisiana: Ike – Gustav Relief Effort Updates and News Releases

Latest Updates — Estimated Homes Flooded During Ike Update; Strain and Landrieu optimistic for disaster relief; FEMA Expands Public Assistance Program Assistance to 20 More Parishes, at Request of Governor Jindal; Multiple Sites In Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermilion Parishes Providing Food, Supplies Thursday – join the volunteer efforts to help evacuees and victims. This read more link is also to the official State of Louisiana Emergency information Site at – http://emergency.louisiana.gov/

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