UMCOR

United Methodist Committee on Relief

  • A Change of Heart in the Face of AIDS - As World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 draws near, United Methodists and friends are reminded of the ongoing fight against HIV/AIDS, a disease that has robbed more than 33 million lives around the world.
  • Armenia: Gaining a New Perspective Toward HIV - United Methodist Committee on Relief in Armenia (UMCOR Armenia) is combating the spread of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) by raising awareness in local communities, increasing access to screenings and treatment through mobile medical teams, and training local healthcare practitioners.
  • Haiti Braces for Tomas - After ten months of struggling to recover from a devastating earthquake in January, the people in Haiti are doing what they can to brace themselves against Tropical Storm Tomas.
  • Imagine No Malaria has First Release of Funds - The United Methodist Church plans to combat malaria in Africa by using both its own health infrastructure and partnerships with other organizations.
  • Mission Students Meet in Miami - After eight weeks of conducting personal research and corresponding by email and online chats, nine United Methodists met in Miami this week as part of the Mission Travel Study to Haiti.
  • Sexual Violence and HIV - During the war, Kabongo was a field of violence. Located in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), communities in and around Kabongo lived under the constant threat of the Congolese army and rebel groups who pillaged, raped, burned homes, and confiscated food rations.