Resources and updates to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.
Training in disaster relief and deepening our commitment to serving others in need.
Christians must call for calm and measured precautions as we learn how to manage and treat this virus.
Working to support the efforts of local partners in China dealing with the coronavirus crisis, the United Methodist Committee on Relief is issuing an emergency grant to Amity Foundation in Nanjing, China. The grant will immediately enable infection, prevention and control (IPC) measures to limit the spread of respiratory diseases such as 2019-nCoV, in affected areas.
Recruiting 49 volunteers representing 14 church and community organizations, First UMC, Yuma assembled over 600 hygiene kits and donated $1000 to UMCOR for survivors of natural disasters. Besides the onsite volunteers, there were many others who organized and...
The island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands is in need of volunteers to perform repairs to more than 500 houses damaged by Super typhoon YUTU in October 2018. The need is so great that FEMA will fund transportation and housing for qualified volunteers.
Seven pastors, a seminary student and a certified lay minister from the Desert Southwest Conference have been preparing to serve on a Disaster Relief Early Response Team (ERT), in cooperation with UMCOR efforts. This ‘Pastor Team’ is set to travel on a red-eye...