Landfall on U.S. or no, Joaquin to bring dangerous floods Hurricane Joaquin is bringing torrential rains to the Eastern Seaboard, though the Category 4 storm's 130 mph winds continue to pound the Bahamas this morning. World Vision's U.S. disaster response team is monitoring developments and coordinating response with partners.

Home repairs underway for flooded Texas homes as World Vision sends aid Volunteers have started repairs on homes damaged by last month's flooding in Central Texas, helped by building materials from World Vision. The organization recently shipped materials to Blanco, where the repair projects will begin. Tornado survivors in Van also will be helped.

Help provide meals to families facing disaster in their lives... Here in the U.S., 1 in 5 children lives in poverty. Help restore hope to American families who have been struck by disaster, homelessness or job loss. Send Family Food Kits including nutritious meals like oatmeal, lentil soup, pasta and a bean and rice casserole.

Disaster response volunteer opportunities with World Vision... World Vision has many disaster response volunteer opportunities located across the U.S. Find out how you can get Involved with World Vision in Making a Better World for Children in your area!