United Methodist Committee on Relief


  • Methodist Church of Haiti and UMCOR Rebuild Historic School - UMCOR and the Methodist Church of Haiti celebrate the dedication of a new secondary school building, one of three New College Bird school buildings that were destroyed by the devastating earthquake of 2010.
  • Preparing for Matthew - As Hurricane Matthew barrels through the Caribbean, UMCOR reaches out to partners in preparation for response.
  • Reducing the Risk of Disaster - Today, October 13, is the International Day for Disaster Reduction. Read how disaster risk reduction is an approach that seeks to alleviate suffering in proactive and long-lasting ways.
  • UMCOR Grants Target U.S. Flooding - Nearly $2 million for disaster response funding for flooding in four U.S. states was approved during the UMCOR board meeting in Atlanta, Ga.
  • UMCOR Responds Quickly to Hurricane Damage in Haiti - UMCOR works with partners to respond to emergency needs of communities hard-hit by Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean, particularly Haiti.
  • Water and Laughter in Iraq - UMCOR and partner GlobalMedic respond to needs in northern Iraq where access to clean drinking water and basic hygiene supplies is severely limited due to ongoing violence.