Disaster Relief

Assist your Utah-Idaho Disaster Relief Teams

Many of you are aware that our Utah and Idaho Disaster Relief teams are ready and prepared to offer assistance to recent storms across Texas and will soon may get call outs for fires here in the west as well as storm relief in Florida and Georgia. If you would like to assist your Utah and Idaho Disaster Relief teams as they deploy when called, you can give locally through our website. All funds given this way will go directly to fund travel expenses to getting these teams to the field where they will provide needed assistance.

If you have questions about giving, contact our office at 801-572-5350, ext 7. 

Training Opportunities

Disaster Relief Chaplain Training - TVBA
When: September 8-9, 2017
Where: Central Valley Baptist Church
(600 N Ten Mile Rd. Meridian, Idaho 83642)

Disaster Relief Chaplain - DR Chaplains serve in the field with our units for personal care of homeowners and team members. They may also be deployed to areas such as shelters, Disaster Relief Center, Emergency Operations Center, and MARCs.

You do not have to be a member of Disaster Relief to attend, however we will hold an Introduction to Southern Baptist Disaster Relief training on Thursday, September 7.Training will begin at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Operational Stress First Aid Training (OSFA) - TVBA
When: September 21-23, 2017
Where: Central Valley Baptist Church
(600 N Ten Mile Rd. Meridian, Idaho 83642)

Operational Stress First Aid (OSFA) - is a flexible multi-step process for timely assessment and preclinical care of stress reactions or injuries in individuals or units with the goals to preserve life, prevent further harm, and promote recovery. (REQUIRED for DR Chaplain and recommended for all people working in a stressful environment)

Breakfast will be available on Friday and Saturday as well as lunch on Friday. Church camping on Thursday night is available for travelers. A suggested donation of $5 per person is suggested.  To register please notify Russel Hohmann or Norma Fox.

Training Events (access the following documents as directed)

Activation for Disaster Relief

Russel Hohmann, Disaster Relief Director
Office: 801-572-5350 (ext. 7)  Mobile: 801-644-4638