Responding to Disaster
Every time a natural disaster strikes, The United Methodist Church is there. Get involved today.
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Hurricane Dorian has ravaged communities in the Atlantic Ocean. The Bahamas were hit particularly hard. The Desert Southwest Conference needs your help to respond. Financial gifts, UMCOR flood buckets, and trained responders are needed. Click below to learn more about how you can help.
We will be sending disaster response (ERT) teams to affected areas, check the trip link at the top of the page for more information, or contact Tom or Polly today.
By Rev. Tom Mattick With fires, floods, and disasters amid the COVID pandemic, the Desert Southwest Conference Early Response Teams are actively engaged in relief efforts. In June, as many as 14 persons went to Globe, AZ to assist the Salvation Army and other agencies...
By Rev. Tom Mattick You have likely watched as Hurricane Ida made landfall yesterday and in its wake left catastrophic damage. This morning, I sent an email to Bob Deich, the Louisiana Coordinator of Disaster Response assuring him of our prayers as he assesses the...
2020 and 2021 have seen perhaps the greatest number, intensity, area, destruction, and property damage of any fires in known history – not only in the U.S. but around the world. Firefighters, state and federal agencies, and disaster networks in Northern California,...