News: Food Relief in Ethiopia; Prayer: West Virginia Floods
After severe weather caused major flooding in West Virginia, UMCOR requests prayer for affected communities, and asks that volunteers hold-off on self-deployment.
Communities in Zimbabwe thrive in the midst of drought through an UMCOR integrated approach that includes food security and nutrition, livelihoods, health, and access to water, sanitation, and hygiene.
In Cote d’Ivoire, children are better able to learn after latrines and hand-washing stations were installed in their school, thanks to UMCOR and partner Reservoir de Siloe.
UMCOR partners with the North Katanga Episcopal Area in helping communities in Kamina organize themselves to clean up the river debris to reduce their vulnerability to future flooding.
Mellie Jordan, a disaster case manager who serves with UMCOR, supports disaster-burdened communities with grace, skill, and God.
In this issue of the UMCOR Hotline, UMCOR supports a partner in Jordan that is providing food relief for Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities; and watch a video from Nepal where communities are showing signs of improved health due to the use of smokeless stoves.
UMCOR helps families in Nicaragua breathe easier after the Momotombo volcano spewed ash that caused respiratory issues in El Paplonal.
As the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season begins, UMCOR’s Connecting Neighbors program can ready the local church for disaster response.
UMCOR and local partner BALSA Mindanao provide food aid to displaced Lumad indigenous people living in evacuation centers in the Philippines, after they were forcibly displaced from their homes in 2015.
Families in Pamlathum, Nepal, are living in a cleaner environment and finding a decrease in respiratory and eye diseases through the use of smokeless stoves.
Communities in Sri Lanka’s Ratnapura District are working to increase their resilience to potential disasters with support from UMCOR.
Disaster risk reduction is an approach that seeks to alleviate suffering in proactive and long-lasting ways.
News: ‘UMCOR Sunday’ Replaces One Great Hour of Sharing; Media: Ecuador Earthquake Response
A look at the achievements and vision for the denomination’s Four Areas of Focus for the next quadrennium.
The United Methodist Church renames One Great Hour of Sharing to ‘UMCOR Sunday’ during the church’s legislating General Conference meeting in Portland, Oregon.
In times of disaster, UMCOR is a valuable partner for assessing relief needs, planning long-term recovery, and helping communities prepare for the next disaster before it strikes.
UMCOR Armenia has evolved into an independent, self-sustaining, national nonprofit organization called UMCOR Armenia Foundation.
UMCOR equips local churches to respond.
UMCOR Responds to Texas Floods; Media: Cash Assistance in Iraq
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