President Obama issued a dire warning to those in Hurricane Irene's path, calling it a potentially "historic hurricane." Believers around the nation are praying for the best and bracing for the worst.
Meanwhile, Operation Blessing International is ramping up for a major relief effort if Hurricane Irene strikes the Hampton Roads, Va., area as predicted.
Headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., the humanitarian organization's domestic disaster relief team has pre-staged staff and equipment in order to provide disaster relief resources immediately after the storm passes and a level of support during the storm.
"Operation Blessing is a first responder to disasters all over the world, providing life sustaining resources within hours," said Jody Herrington-Gettys, director of U.S. disaster relief for OBI. "Now we are faced with a potentially historic hurricane right here at home."
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SOURCE: Charisma News