Disaster relief volunteers make ‘slow but steady progress’ in eastern Kentucky flood zone


Around 50 Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers are at work in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, helping residents recover from the state’s worst flood on record.

Cookie Baker, who is serving at the command center there, said while every disaster relief deployment has its challenges, access to the homeowners has been especially difficult in Elkhorn City.

“The mountain goes straight up here, so the houses are built along the creek because it’s the only flat place,” she said.

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This article was originally published at TheAlabamaBaptist.org.

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