Adventist Community Services Disaster Response serves victims of disaster without regard to religion or creed, race, age, or sex. ACSDR is able to serve effectively by utilizing a nationwide network of Adventist Community Services centers, more that 50 of which are located in Michigan.
Michigan ACSDR provides several services to disaster victims and their communities.
· Chain Saw Response Team can help after major wind storms by helping cut up downed trees and remove debris.
· Mobile Kitchen Team can provide meals to victims or to disaster response personnel.
· VHF and Emergency Ham Radio Communications are supplied for the Michigan ACSDR team by a Communications Team.
· Donated goods management and distribution. In Michigan, this service is proved by a team trained in warehouse management, and in the reception of goods from the public and distribution of goods to the survivors of a disaster. Mobile distribution of goods is also available in Michigan.
Steve Vail has, the previous director, has accepted a call out of state. A replacement has not been officially announced.