Her name is Mary Yoro, and if you have an email address, you will probably have read her story oh how she was able to smile, even if she was stranded atop her roof for almost 14 hours when the rain submerged her house.
The story is written by Marilyn Frisco at http://www.thebrownraise.org/2009/10/peace-in-the-flood/
Read it. And be still. You are in good hands.