Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, FL on October 10, 2018 as a Category 5 Hurricane with sustained winds of 160mph. By the time it reached Marianna it was a Category 3 hurricane. It was the third-most intense Atlantic hurricane to make landfall in the contiguous United States. Hurricane Michael caused at least $14.5 billion dollars in damages.
MDS volunteers will be staying at RV sites at Evangel Church in Marianna, FL. All of the sites have 30 and 50-amp hookups available. RV volunteers will be doing repair work which includes drywall repair, flooring, painting, trim work, kitchen cabinets, replacing interior and exterior doors and/or windows, and building ramps and repairing porches. There is the possibility of one new build happening as well.