UMCOR

United Methodist Committee on Relief

Approved UMCOR Grants for 2017

October: 

California; California-Nevada Annual Conference United Methodist Church; Relief; Provide life-sustaining and other urgent relief supplies during the initial humanitarian aid response to the California-Nevada Conference through distribution of food, water, and other relief supplies; $10,000; 3.5 months

Puerto Rico; Iglesia Metodista de Puerto Rico; Relief; Provide direct assistance to at least 1,000 households with locally purchased goods; $100,000; 6 months

Puerto Rico; Iglesia Methodista de Puerto Rico; Emergency relief; Provide direct assistance to at least 1,000 households with locally purchased goods; $10,000; 3 months

South Dakota; Mennonite Disaster Services; Recovery; Provide volunteer labor to rebuild homes ;$350,000; 7 months

North Carolina; North Carolina Annual Conference, United Methodist Church; Recovery; Support the recovery of 250 households, 750 individual beneficiaries; $1,250,000; 1 year

Texas; Texas Annual Conference, United Methodist Church; Recovery; Provide relief and transitional recovery to inhibit damage and expedite recovery; $1,000,000; 7 months

Louisiana; Louisiana Conference, United Methodist Church; Recovery; Provide recovery assistance from Hurricane Harvey; $500,000; 7 months 

Virginia; Virginia Conference, United Methodist Church; Provide assistance to continue collaboration with the long-term recovery group; $250,000; 1 year

Louisiana; Louisiana Conference, United Methodist Church; August Flood; Provide long term recovery groups ;$720,000; 14 months

West Virginia; West Virginia Conference, United Methodist Church; Provide direct assistant toward verified unmet needs; $750,000; 6 months

Florida; Florida Conference, United Methodist Church; Provide long term recovery from Hurricane Irma; $1,000,000; 6 months 

Texas; Rio Texas Conference, United Methodist Church; Recovery; Provide case management, construction assessment and management; and volunteer hosting and management; $816,418; 6 months

Iraq; Mines Advisory Group (MAG), United Kingdom; Support; Provide clearance of land mines, body traps and other deadly items; $423,899; 12 months   

September: 

Alaska – Pacific Northwest; Pacific Northwest Annual Conference, United Methodist Church; Recovery; Providing shower and laundry trailers for volunteers working on recovery programs within the annual conference; $100,000

Democratic Republic of Congo; South Congo Zambia Episcopal Area, United Methodist Church; Relief; Provide humanitarian assistance to 400 internally displaced households from Kamuina Nsapu attacks; $99,996

Michigan; Michigan Annual Conference, United Methodist Church; Recovery; Recover 75 households through provision of disaster case management, direct services, and construction management; $100,000 

South Dakota; Mennonite Disaster Services; Relief; Emergency grant to provide safe, sanitary, sustainable housing for two households in response to severe storms and flooding impacting Pine Ridge Reservation; $100,000

Alabama, Florida, Georgia; Alabama-West Florida Annual Conference, United Methodist Church; Relief; Provide materials and support deployment, delivery, and implementation of volunteers and materials in response to hurricane Irma; $50,300

Sierra Leone; United Methodist Church Deployment Office Sierra Leone; Relief; Provide 300 students with educational materials and to provide healthcare to communities impacted by mudslides in Freetown; $98,333

August:

Philippines; Ecosystems Work for Essential Benefits, Inc.; Relief; Provide cash programming for 500 households in Iligan City and Lanao Del Norte; $50,000; 60 days

California; California-Nevada Annual Conference United Methodist Church; Relief; Provide 15 displaced households with transitional housing; $10,000; 107 days

Sierra Leone; Sierra Leone Annual Conference United Methodist Church; Relief; Provide temporary shelter and food assistance to most vulnerable families displaced by mudslides; $10,000

New York; Upper New York Annual Conference United Methodist Church; Recovery; Provide 50 households affected by flooding with assistance for household appliances; $10,000; 7 months

Texas; Texas Annual Conference United Methodist Church; Relief; Provide direct assistance to 1,500 survivors of Hurricane Harvey; $10,000; 3 months 

Texas; The Rio Texas Annual Conference United Methodist Church; Relief; Stabilize 120 residences and provide relief supplies to 2,500 households affected by Hurricane Harvey; $10,000; 3 months

China; The Amity Foundation; Relief; Provide rice and oil to 1,370 households in Pingle County; $100,000; 2 months

Philippines; Initiatives for Peace in Mindanao; Relief; Provide food for 1,080 internally displaced people from Marawi City conflict; $20,000; 2 months

Arkansas; Arkansas Conference, UMC; Recovery; Repairing 20 homes damaged by severe storms in April and May; $100,000; 11 months

California; California-Nevada Annual Conference, UMC; Recovery; Repairing 30 homes damaged by Erskine Fire; $100,000; 1 year

Ethiopia; International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC); Relief; Providing water to 100,000 refugees; $100,000; 2 months 

Saipan; Mennonite Disaster Services; Recovery; Repairing homes damaged by Typhoon Soudelor; $100,000; 4 months

July:


Sri Lanka; Association of Mobilizing Community Resources (AMCR); Relief; Providing food to 1,180 households; $99,551; 3 months

Nicaragua; Council of Evangelical Churches of Nicaragua (CNIEN); Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR); Building a bridge and DRR training; $37,178; 2 months

Georgia; South Georgia Annual Conference United Methodist Church; Recovery; Repairing damaged houses from Hurricane Matthew; $86,000; 1 year

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); United Methodist Church North Katanga Episcopal Area; Relief; Providing food, non-food items, and training for 440 internally displaced households; $99,225; 1 month

  
June:


Nigeria; Mission 21; Relief; Provide food and non-food items to 630 internally displaced persons; $100,000; 6 months

Kenya; The Methodist Church in Kenya; Relief; Provide food for 6,500 individuals affected by drought; $95,000; 3 months

Philippines; Davao Episcopal Area – United Methodist Church; Relief; Provide food, non-food items, and medical support to 650 internally displaced persons affected by armed conflict; $50,000; 1 month 

May:


Zimbabwe; UMCOR; Recovery; Rehabilitate 21 commodity assets for 90,000 people; $99,998; 4 months

Cambodia; Community Health & Agriculture Development (CHAD); Disaster Risk Reduction; Provide disaster risk reduction training to communities affected by floods; $76,400; 9 months

Chile; Equipo Metodista de Ayuda Humanitaria; Disaster Risk Reduction; Provide disaster risk reduction training to communities affected by flooding and earthquakes; $55,000; 1 year

Peru; DIACONIA Peru; Relief; Provide water filters, food vouchers, and cleanup assistance to 2,782 persons affected by landslides; $100,000; 3 months

Madagascar; SAF/FJKM Department of Development; Relief; Provide food and non-food items to people affected by Cyclone Enawo; $15,279; 1 month

Philippines; Asuncion Perez Memorial Center; Relief; Provide food for 2,000 internally displaced people; $37,664; 1 month

Virginia; Virginian Annual Conference United Methodist Church; Recovery; Repair and rebuild homes damaged by tornadoes in 2016; $75,404; 7 months

Virginia; Virginia Annual Conference United Methodist Church; Recovery; Rebuild and repair homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew; $100,000; 8 months

Ecuador; Evangelical United Methodist Church of Ecuador (EUMCE); Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR); Provide training for DRR for vulnerable communities; $8,900; 4 months

Arkansas; Arkansas Annual Conference United Methodist Church; Relief; Provide shelter, relief kits, and cleanup assistance for flooded households; $10,000; 2 months

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