Some buildings with fire damage.

Preparedness for Faith-Based Communities

Baytown, TX, September 28, 2008 -- Members of the American Red Cross working side by side with the North Carolina Baptist Men Convention (in yellow shirts) to distribute meals to local residents recovering from Hurricane Ike. These mobile kitchens are capable of serving 70,000 meals per day; two weeks after the storm 7000 meals/day are still being served. Mike Moore/FEMANational Disaster Interfaiths Network (NDIN)
NDIN is a national network of disaster interfaith organizations working together to reduce disaster-caused human suffering through the exchange of information and cooperative support.  As part of their “Be a Ready Congregation” campaign, NDIN created a host of free, downloadable tip sheets offering all-hazards best practices and resource links about disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery – specifically relevant to religious leaders, faith communities and faith-based organizations.

See this list of tip sheets for information on available training:
List of Disaster Tip Sheets and Training for U.S. Religious Leaders