Church Releases Statement on Hurricane Irma

  • 7 September 2017

Hurricane Irma spins off the coast of Florida September 6, 2017.

The Church released the following statement on MormonNewsroom.org about Hurricane Irma on Wednesday, September 6, 2017:

“As this serious hurricane has approached the Caribbean and continues in its path west and north, we have taken important steps to prepare. Members and missionaries have been given instruction on seeking shelter, gathering food and water, and preparing for the days ahead. As necessary, missionaries have been or will be moved to other locations. As it has for other disasters, the Church is monitoring this situation closely and preparing to respond with relief and recovery efforts as soon as possible. During this critical time, the people of these regions are in our thoughts and prayers.”