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Early Response Teams respond when they are deployed by their conference.
The UMCOR Hotline for February 10, 2016
News: UMCOR Disaster Response Training; Resource: One Great Hour of Sharing, March 6
Villagers in Thrukandalam, Thiruvallur, gather to receive the first round of clean, drinkable water from the newly installed AP700 point-of-source water purification unit, thanks to support from UMCOR and GlobalMedic.
The UMCOR Hotline for January 28, 2016
News: India Flood Relief; Resource: Know Before You Go; Planned Giving: IRA Update
An Early Response Team from the Louisiana Conference assisted affected residents in Texas, removing debris and tarping rooftops in the wake of devastating tornadoes.
The UMCOR Hotline for January 13, 2016
U.S. Tornadoes and Flood Response; Media: Ukraine Winterization
Farhan Othman holds her 9-month old son Mohammed in Messstetten, Germany.
The UMCOR Hotline for December 16, 2015
Christmas Greeting; Media: Welcome the Stranger; Resource: United Methodist Gifts of Hope
Cindy Dixon (left) and Suzanne Rabb unveil a commemorative plaque during the dedication of Dixon-Rabb Hall at UMCOR’s Sager Brown Depot in Baldwin, La.
The UMCOR Hotline for December 2, 2015
Thank You! UMC #GivingTuesday; News: Honoring Memory, Mission at Sager Brown; and Media: Beyond Bethlehem
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The UMCOR Hotline for November 18, 2015
Winter Kits for Pakistan Earthquake Survivors; Resource: UMC #GivingTuesday
Choose to support a project from any of the 13 Advance project categories during UMC #GivingTuesday, Dec. 1.
The UMCOR Hotline for November 4, 2015
Video: Refugees in Germany; Resource: UMC #Giving Tuesday
A Syrian refugee child receives hygiene kit.
The UMCOR Hotline for October 21, 2015
News: UMCOR Supports Partners in Refugee Relief; Media: Kits for Syrian Refugees in Iraq; Resource: UMC #GivingTuesday, Dec. 1.
The UMCOR Hotline for October 7, 2015
News: Hope in Action—UMCOR’s 2014 Annual Report, and Zimbabwe: UMCOR’s Africa Regional Training.
The UMCOR Hotline for September 23, 2015
News: General Secretary Statement on the Migration Crisis
A prayer to focus on the true reason for the season.
The UMCOR Hotline for September 9, 2015
A Prayer for the Refugee-Migration Crisis
Dixon Rabb Hall
The UMCOR Hotline for August 26, 2015
The Dixon-Rabb Hall for UMCOR Sager Brown Depot volunteers is almost complete!
Planned giving can support students in School Madre Paula in Nicaragua, providing them with a brighter future.
The UMCOR Hotline for August 12, 2015
News: Pakistan: Relief For Flood-Affected Families; Prayer: California Wildfires; Resource: Planned Giving; Media: Ukraine: Window Shields Offer Protection
The Rev. Dr. Kenneth Krimmel, district superintendent, Little Kanawha, West Virginia, carries cleaning buckets through a trailer park July 14 in Mineral Wells, near Parkersburg, WV.
The UMCOR Hotline for July 29, 2015
Temporary Learning Centers in Nepal; Prayer Request: U.S. Floods; Resource: UMCOR Health Kits; Media: Food Aid for Yemen
Summer volunteers repair homes in rural Appalachia.
The UMCOR Hotline for July 15, 2015
News: Food Relief For Afghan Families; Prayer: Early Response Teams, Volunteers; Resource: UMCOR School Kits; Media: Providing Aid to Eastern Ukraine
Learn more about UMCOR Relief-Supply depots and network and consider how you can support this ministry.
The UMCOR Hotline for July 1, 2015
News: Strengthening Sustainable Growth; Prayer: P.R.A.Y; Resource: UMCOR Relief Supplies Brochure; Media: A Special Greeting from the Deputy General Secretary
Please observe World Refugee Day, June 20, with your prayers and support.
The UMCOR Hotline for June 17, 2015
News: Zimbabwe: Food Security; Prayer: World Refugee Day, June 20; Resource: Top Eight Gifts for the Disaster-Prepared Dad; and Media: A Need for Latrines
A view taken of the city of Kobane, in Syrian Kurdistan, during the bombardment of IS targets by US-led forces.
The UMCOR Hotline for June 3, 2015
News: Mine Removal in Syria; Prayers: Flood Survivors in U.S. and World Environment Day, June 5; Resource: UMCOR Overview brochure; and Media: Nepal Earthquake Response
The Rev. Brian Diggs explains how to assemble an UMCOR health kit.
The UMCOR Hotline for May 20, 2015
UMCOR Brings Hygiene Aid to Iraq; Prayer for U.S. Tornado Relief; Resource: UMCOR Mobile Site; Media: UMCOR Health Kit Assembly with Brian Diggs
UMCOR Continues Relief Aid to Nepal through Partners; Prayers for Nepal; a Church Bulletin Resource and Additional Stories on Nepal.
The UMCOR Hotline for May 7, 2015
UMCOR Continues Relief Aid to Nepal through Partners; Prayers for Nepal; a Church Bulletin Resource and Additional Stories on Nepal.
Bishop Hee-Soo Jung, president of UMCOR’s board of directors, during Global Ministries’ semiannual board meeting in New York City.
The UMCOR Hotline for April 22, 2015
This week’s Hotline features news on recently-approved grants from UMCOR’s board of directors; a World Malaria Day prayer; UMCOR’s bedding kit resource and a video feature on disaster risk reduction.
A view of a volcano in Tungurahua, Ecuador.
The UMCOR Hotline for April 8, 2015
This week’s issue of the UMCOR Hotline features a story about residents of Quero Canton, Ecuador, who, with support from UMCOR, seek to make a healthier life while a nearby volcano spews hazardous ash ...
In the market in Akhaltsikhe, Georgia, a woman sells produce with help from a small loan program run by UMCOR.
The UMCOR Hotline for March 25, 2015
In this week’s issue of the UMCOR Hotline we feature a story of UMCOR’s response to Cyclone Pam; a prayer for food safety on World Health Day, April 7; a resource that tells of the importance of, and ...
UMCOR is able to give 100 percent of designated funds to help those in need, thanks to One Great Hour of Sharing.
The UMCOR Hotline for March 11, 2015
This issue of the UMCOR Hotline features One Great Hour of Sharing news; a prayer in observance of World Water Day, March 22; a Pastor’s Toolkit resource, and a new UMCOR video celebrating its 75-year ...
Please pray for families affected by the conflict in Syria and pray for peace.
The UMCOR Hotline for February 25, 2015
News: Malawi, Mozambique Flood Relief, Prayer: For Our Egyptian Brothers and Sisters, Resource: Relief-Kit Assembly Fair, Media: Preschools for Syrian Refugee Children
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