United Methodist Committee on Relief

UMCOR Hotline News Archives

Geostationary imagery of Hurricane Matthew (2016).
The UMCOR Hotline for October 7, 2016
The UMCOR Hotline on Hiatus; News: Tracking Hurricane Matthew; Save the Date: UMC #GivingTuesday, Nov. 29; Resource: Keep Relief Supplies in Stock
Be in-the-know about hurricane or disaster preparedness.
The UMCOR Hotline for September 8, 2016
News: Prepared in Times of Disaster: Media: School Kits Bring Hope
The UMCOR Hotline for August 24, 2016
News: Louisiana Flood Response; Resource: Relief Supplies
A student at Lvea Primary School, in a poor rural district of central Cambodia, shows off her UMCOR school kit, which will ensure her studies for an entire year.
The UMCOR Hotline for August 10, 2016
News: Malawi Food Aid; Media: News: UMCOR Awarded Four Stars from Charity Navigator; UMCOR School Kits Reach Children in Rural Cambodia
Volunteers load boxes of relief supplies onto a truck at the UMCOR Sager Brown depot in Baldwin, La.
The UMCOR Hotline for July 27, 2016
News Flood Response in Kenya; Media: Assembling Relief Supplies
A NASA satellite photo captures the moment when Cyclone Roanu approached Bangladesh last May.
The UMCOR Hotline for July 13, 2016
NEWS: Relief for Cyclone Survivors in Bangladesh; MEDIA: West Virginia Floods
The UMCOR Hotline for June 30, 2016
News: Food Relief in Ethiopia; Prayer: West Virginia Floods
Last year, UMCOR supported IOCC in providing school kits and hygiene kits to Syrian refugee students in Jordan.
The UMCOR Hotline for June 15, 2016
In this issue of the UMCOR Hotline, UMCOR supports a partner in Jordan that is providing food relief for Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities; and watch a video from Nepal where communities ...
A GlobalMedic worker distributes a Rainfresh water-purification unit to a community member in Ecuador.
The UMCOR Hotline for May 19, 2016
News: ‘UMCOR Sunday’ Replaces One Great Hour of Sharing; Media: Ecuador Earthquake Response
The southeast Texas town of Deweyville, Texas, experienced heavy flooding during Holy Week last month, including the Deweyville United Methodist Church, shown here.
The UMCOR Hotline for May 4, 2016
UMCOR Responds to Texas Floods; Media: Cash Assistance in Iraq
International Blue Crescent is helping Syrian children get the support they need, after they were uprooted by the conflict and some lost their parents.
The UMCOR Hotline for April 20, 2016
UMCOR Aid for Uprooted Syrians Continues; Media: Rebuilding with the “Block Boys” in the Philippines
UMCOR is working in partnership with the Malawi United Methodist Church to deliver dry foods to families in need.
The UMCOR Hotline for April 6, 2016
News: Food Relief for Malawi; Media: India Flood Response
A child plays in a preschool in Ein El Helweh camp in Lebanon. UMCOR partnered with American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) to repair, repaint, and refurnish the preschools in Burj El Barajneh and Ein El Helweh camps to benefit Syrian refugee children.
The UMCOR Hotline for March 24, 2016
UMCOR Grants Support Rebuilding and Recovery; Media: UMCOR Syria Relief
World Water Day Meme
The UMCOR Hotline for March 10, 2016
Media: Yei’s Voice; Resource: World Water Day, March 22
Bishop Hee-Soo Jung (center), president of UMCOR’s board of directors, cuts the ceremonial ribbon to the San Jose evacuation shelter.
The UMCOR Hotline for February 24, 2016
Media: Philippines Shelter Completion; Resource: One Great Hour of Sharing, March 6
Early Response Teams respond when they are deployed by their conference.
The UMCOR Hotline for February 10, 2016
News: UMCOR Disaster Response Training; Resource: One Great Hour of Sharing, March 6
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.
The UMCOR Hotline for January 28, 2016
News: India Flood Relief; Resource: Know Before You Go; Planned Giving: IRA Update
An Early Response Team from the Louisiana Conference assisted affected residents in Texas, removing debris and tarping rooftops in the wake of devastating tornadoes.
The UMCOR Hotline for January 13, 2016
U.S. Tornadoes and Flood Response; Media: Ukraine Winterization