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‘Season for Preparedness’ is Now
As the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season begins, UMCOR’s Connecting Neighbors program can ready the local church for disaster response.
A Call to Disaster Response
Mellie Jordan, a disaster case manager who serves with UMCOR, supports disaster-burdened communities with grace, skill, and God.
A Family Finds Shelter in East Darfur
UMCOR provides emergency shelter for displaced families in Sudan.
Addressing Drought in Zimbabwe
Communities in Zimbabwe thrive in the midst of drought through an UMCOR integrated approach that includes food security and nutrition, livelihoods, health, and access to water, sanitation, and hygiene.
Bringing Improved Seeds to East Darfur
An UMCOR seed-multiplication project helps a farmer double his yield.
Clean, Safe Water Improves Life in East Darfur
A rehabilitated water yard brings more than just clean water to communities in East Darfur.
Food Aid for Displaced Indigenous in Philippines
UMCOR and local partner BALSA Mindanao provide food aid to displaced Lumad indigenous people living in evacuation centers in the Philippines, after they were forcibly displaced from their homes in 2015.
Improving Health with Smokeless Stoves
Families in Pamlathum, Nepal, are living in a cleaner environment and finding a decrease in respiratory and eye diseases through the use of smokeless stoves.
In Sudan: Clean Water, Less Illness
UMCOR helps improve community water access and management in East Darfur state.
In Sudan: Skills Training Allows Displaced Persons to Feed Their Families
Thanks to the UMCOR program, Zakarea Mohammed Ahmed Adam can care for his extended family.
In West Africa, Better Hygiene Equals Better Learning
In Cote d’Ivoire, children are better able to learn after latrines and hand-washing stations were installed in their school, thanks to UMCOR and partner Reservoir de Siloe.
Nicaragua: Protection Against Volcano’s Aftermath
UMCOR helps families in Nicaragua breathe easier after the Momotombo volcano spewed ash that caused respiratory issues in El Paplonal.
Reducing Flood Risk in DRC
UMCOR partners with the North Katanga Episcopal Area in helping communities in Kamina organize themselves to clean up the river debris to reduce their vulnerability to future flooding.
UMCOR Requests Prayers, Patience in Response to West Virginia Floods
After severe weather caused major flooding in West Virginia, UMCOR requests prayer for affected communities, and asks that volunteers hold-off on self-deployment.