United Methodist Committee on Relief


  • Internally Displaced Students Persevere to Complete their Basic Education - In East Darfur State, there are significant challenges to education. UMCOR is receiving funding from the CHF to rehabilitate school buildings and develop better capacity in teachers....
  • Be Bold for Change: Celebrating Women Globally - Global Health celebrates International Women's Day
  • Dr. Olusimbo Ige named interim executive director of UMCOR - 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.
  • New Homes in Cabaret, Haiti - As part of UMCOR’s intervention evaluation, 40 households were identified as the most vulnerable—those who need integrated support.
  • Response to Humanitarian Crises in the Horn of Africa - Civil strife and famine in South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, are tearing thousands of people from their homes, leading to starvation and lack of access to clean water.
  • The Gift of Hygiene Kits in South Sudan - In South Sudan, girls must overcome many obstacles to enter and stay in school. Sometimes, for those coming from low-income families....
  • UMCOR Sunday is March 26, 2017 - For more than 50 years, United Methodist congregations have been taking part in a special UMCOR Sunday offering, laying the foundation for UMCOR’s ministry of relief and hope.
  • Water is Hope - Water is essential to life, and access to it greatly affects the quality of life for millions. Access to safe drinking water makes the difference between which child stays in school and which child is unable to attend because of waterborne illnesses...