Posts Tagged ‘Hurricane Joaquin’
For HDR Teams, 2016 was a year of baby steps, 2017 is the year of leaps and bounds!
In January of 2016, Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB) reached the culmination of multiple years of planning and preparation by much of our staff and some volunteers. We had finally achieved something that no one had done before – the first deployment of a national Humanist Disaster Recovery (HDR) Team. Our South Carolina team worked for seven days in the city…Read More
“I’m actually an atheist” three years later: Tornadoes and HDR Teams
On May 20, 2013, an EF5 tornado destroyed Rebecca Vitsmun's home in Moore, OK, and almost killed her and her young son. Later, while standing in the ruins, she was interviewed by Wolf Blitzer in a clip that has since become famous. As he asked her repeatedly if she thanked the Lord for her survival,…Read More