United Methodist Committee on Relief


UMCOR’s dynamic staff is devoted to helping the world’s most vulnerable communities recover and rebuild after natural or human-made calamities or when confronted with devastating chronic need. Technical expertise, collaborative approach, and religious, racial, and ethnic diversity distinguish the women and men who work at UMCOR headquarters, supply depots, and field offices around the world. Most of our staff in our overseas field offices are local to the country in which they serve. View our Contact Us page for media contacts and general inquiries.

Dr. Olusimbo Ige was named interim Executive Director of the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), effective March 31, 2017, by Thomas Kemper, General Secretary of the General Board of Global Ministries. UMCOR is dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the world through disaster response, sustainable agriculture, food security, and relief supply programs. Ige will continue to serve as Executive Director of Global Ministries' Global Health unit where she provides leadership and technical guidance to health programs in 36 countries. 

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Dr. Olusimbo Ige, interim Executive Director of UMCOR, photo by Cindy Mack.