Response Updates

Urgent Needs Met in Columbia, Tennessee, Tornado Response

USA Reported by Convoy of Hope

May 9, 2024 | 9:55 a.m.

Convoy of Hope is en route to Columbia, Tennessee, with team members and a trailer loaded with supplies. Once they arrive, distribution of totes, tarps, water, sports drinks, hygiene items, and cleaning supplies will begin immediately.

Wednesday night, dangerous storms produced tornadoes that ripped through parts of Tennessee, killing two people in the state and injuring others. The storms knocked out a portion of the power grid, leaving residents dealing with the damage without electricity. As of this morning, more than 62,000 people are still without power

May is an active month for severe weather in the United States. Parts of Alabama and Georgia are under tornado watches today until this evening. Convoy is ready to respond wherever disaster strikes.
Though severe weather can be unpredictable, you can ensure you’re as prepared as you can be and provide an extra measure of protection for you and your family. Download our free Disaster Preparedness Guide for practical steps to face disaster confidently.


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