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UMCOR and IBC food assistance arrives for displaced families in Duhok, Northern Iraq.
4 Feb 2016 Iraq: Food for Uprooted Families
UMCOR and International Blue Crescent help meet the needs of populations uprooted by conflict in Iraq.
A resident in the Dry Creek neighborhood of Travis County, Texas, walks through damaged property caused by severe flooding last fall. Photo: FEMA/Andrea Booher
2 Feb 2016 Prayers Answered After Disaster
After widespread floods and tornadoes in the U.S., UMCOR’s response is more than statistics, it’s personal.
1 Feb 2016 A Call for Prayer for Peace in Syria
Global Ministries leader urges prayer for Syria peace negotiations.
29 Jan 2016 Nicaragua: Improving Quality of Life
In Nicaragua, local health promoters are empowered to address community health, food security, and disaster prevention and mitigation.
Yovanna Troanksy, UMCOR’s disaster risk reduction executive, stands in front of the double-storied evacuation center built with UMCOR support in Leyte Province, Philippines. Photo: Courtesy of Yovanna Troansky
28 Jan 2016 Philippines: Protection Against Future Disasters
Typhoon-resistant community evacuation shelters in the Philippines are part of a disaster risk reduction strategy to weather the next storm.
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.
28 Jan 2016 The UMCOR Hotline for January 28, 2016
News: India Flood Relief; Resource: Know Before You Go; Planned Giving: IRA Update
During a nutrition training in Ghana, participants learn how to sort and process Moringa leaves, which are rich in nutrients and helps fortify the daily diet.
26 Jan 2016 Ghana Training Promotes Food Security
Empowering communities in Ghana to become self-sufficient, as they address malnutrition, alleviate poverty, and strengthen their resources.
21 Jan 2016 Global Ministries Leader Joins Humanitarian Appeal on Syria
Thomas Kemper among co-signers from 130 organizations calling for peace and access to civilians affected by conflict.
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. Photo: GlobalMedic
21 Jan 2016 After Severe Rains, Floods, India is Not Forgotten
UMCOR and partner GlobalMedic provide clean water to communities in India after serious flooding.
Churches have been working alongside government agencies to help people in Flint get clean water.  Photo: Peter Plum
19 Jan 2016 Filtering Lead-Contaminated Waters in Michigan
After water in Flint, Michigan, became contaminated with lead, UMCOR aids the church in its response to the water crisis.
Julia Chang, who came with her parents to the U.S. as refugees, was recognized last fall by the General Board of Global Ministries for her 35 years of service to the mission agency. Photo: Christopher Tricomi
14 Jan 2016 Hong Kong Refugee Honored for 35 Years of Service to Mission Agency
Julia Chang, senior accountant with Global Ministries, is honored for 35 years of service.
An Early Response Team from the Louisiana Conference assisted affected residents in Texas, removing debris and tarping rooftops in the wake of devastating tornadoes.
13 Jan 2016 The UMCOR Hotline for January 13, 2016
U.S. Tornadoes and Flood Response; Media: Ukraine Winterization
Carol Greenslate, disaster response coordinator for the Texas Annual (regional) Conference, advises responders. Photo: Marji Bishir Hill
12 Jan 2016 United Methodist Disaster Responders Receive Public Recognition
What do award-winning disaster responders have in common?
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