UMCOR

United Methodist Committee on Relief

January

  • A Cry for Help - Some 17 people died and many remain missing from an Islamic community near Iligan City, Philippines, following Typhoon Sendong.
  • Aid Reaches Fire Survivors in Chile - After fire destroyed their homes, 140 Chilean families will receive food aid from UMCOR partner, the Methodist Humanitarian Aid Team.
  • Impressed - Thanks to an UMCOR Sudan-supported fish pond program, the members of Worok fish pond group in Kenyi Payam of Lainya County, Sudan can successfully harvest fresh fish to sell at the market.
  • Not Without Hope: Healed and Free - All she wanted was a good paying job. Instead, Anna from Yerevan, Armenia, ended up enduring a traumatic five-month ordeal of forced prostitution in Dubai.
  • UMCOR Names New Director of Global Health Programs - UMCOR announced today that it has named Shannon Trilli to serve as the new director of the organization’s Global Health programs.