On October 12, consecutive months of record rainfall in central Victoria came to a head when the region’s Murray-Darling system of rivers and creeks breached, impacting over 15,000 residents.

Samaritan’s Purse Australian Disaster Relief Team has been on the ground since October 24 assessing the damage and working with the community’s churches and relief centres. A church partner has been established with Echuca Community Church and will form a base for operations in Echuca and Rochester.

Volunteers will serve as the hand and feet of Jesus to help those whose lives have been devastated by chaos, helping impacted families clean up their properties, some tasks include.

  • Debris clean-up
  • Mucking out flooded homes
  • removing damaged walls, cabinets and flooring
  • Mould removal and sanitasation

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