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Disaster Response

Training in disaster relief and deepening our commitment to serving others in need.

UMCOR moves to support local partner in China fighting coronavirus crisis

UMCOR moves to support local partner in China fighting coronavirus crisis

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.

YOU can be UMCOR!

YOU can be UMCOR!

Early Response Teams Early Response Teams bring a caring, Christian presence to the survivors of hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, fires and other natural disasters. Teams assists survivors by: Listening to their Stories Preparing the home for a rebuild Salvaging...

UMCOR in Action

UMCOR in Action

Being an ERT is hard work. You get dirty and sweaty. You go into places that are a mess. And it is incredibly meaningful work to see hope restored as survivors feel they can now take the next steps forward. Is God calling you to serve in this way?

ERTs Requested by FEMA

ERTs Requested by FEMA

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.

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