United Methodist Committee on Relief

  • Digging into Recovery - UMCOR board of directors yesterday approved a significant grant in support of the “hard work of long-term recovery” in Alabama following last spring’s devastating tornadoes.
  • Floods Quietly Disrupt Life in El Salvador - Thousands of Salvadorans lost their homes earlier this month following seven straight days of torrential rain. UMCOR is helping families cope and rebuild.
  • Food and Medicine Needed After Quake - UMCOR is in conversation with partners in Turkey, seeking to respond to emergency needs following the 7.2-magnitude earthquake there that has caused injuries, deaths, and widespread destruction.
  • Imagine No Malaria - Imagine No Malaria enters a new grant-making phase this month, the fruit of purposeful investment in the leadership and potential of Africa to eradicate malaria.
  • In the Nick of Time - The 10-Fold campaign concludes today with a look at UMCOR’s International Disaster Response work, which includes helping partners foresee and plan for emergencies.
  • Japan Recovery Advances - Seven months after the triple disaster in Japan, UMCOR board of directors yesterday approved nearly $2 million in new funding for emergency needs and rebuilding.
  • Multiplying Good Health in DRC - Ngoy Mwambay Martine is a community health worker in Democratic Republic of Congo. In an interview with UMCOR, she talks about her service and what it means for her, her family, and her community.
  • Taking the Long Look - In a “historic” board of directors meeting yesterday, UMCOR adopted measures to bolster the organization and also released significant funding to propel disaster recovery in the US, Japan, and Haiti.
  • The Power of Connection - In Alabama, UMCOR and all of the United Methodist connection are helping communities recover from damage caused by devastating tornadoes last spring.
  • UMCOR Responds to Typhoon-Stricken Residents - UMCOR and partner Asuncion Perez Memorial Foundation distributed food and other aid to isolated villagers, survivors of back-to-back typhoons in the Philippines.
  • Young Leaders Imagine No Malaria - The Imagine No Malaria campaign celebrates two young leaders in the struggle against a deadly but preventable disease.