United Methodist Committee on Relief


UMCOR News Stories 2010

South Texas Colonias: Health Care in their Pocket
In 2008, Hurricane Dolly hit South Texas. Measured as only a Category 2 storm, the hurricane didn’t seem too bad to Lower Rio Grande Valley residents—that is, to those in urban areas. Many colonias—sm ...
Protecting Future Generations Against Malaria
Mawazo, 27, lives in a small village around Kamina in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). She gave birth to her first child a year after getting married. Over the following six years Mawazo had fo ...