Disaster relief | The coronavirus pandemic has slashed the number of volunteers for relief groups juggling coast-to-coast disasters
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 9/21/20, 05:20 pm
Ed Greene has a healthy respect for nature and its fury. Two weeks after Hurricane Laura swept through Louisiana, the retired National Park Service ranger wore a yellow shirt typical of Southern Baptist disaster relief volunteers and thumbed through a roster listing 100 homeowners who still needed help. Greene, the deputy state director of New Mexico Baptist Relief, had brought a crew of volunteers and chainsaws to clear downed trees from roads and houses in Vinton and Sulphur, La.