Tag: Disaster Response
They care during the storms of life
Michigan is a pleasant place to live. However, it’s good to know that, when the inevitable storms strike, there are leaders ready to provide assistance and hope.
Spring disaster response continues
United Methodist conferences and congregations are ramping up their response to the many disasters that occurred around the country this spring. UMCOR is supporting their efforts at clean-up and assistance.
Early Reponse Team trainings set
Two Early Response Team training sessions have been organized for this spring. Be ready to step in when disaster strikes.
Mid-Michigan tornado relief underway
Seventy-four homes and some businesses in Shiawassee and Genesee counties were damaged by tornadoes that touched down on March 14.
UMC steps up after earthquake
St. John’s UMC in Anchorage, Alaska became a temporary shelter for 46 residents of Karluk Manor after the earthquake knocked out power and water to the facility.
UMCOR at work in Paradise
United Methodists are at work in Paradise, CA, where survivors of last month’s wildfires are putting their lives back together.
Neighbors rise up above the flood
The fourth in a series, “UMCOR in Michigan,” describes the work being done in Copper Country by two Case Managers serving those left behind from the epic Father’s Day Flood.
Pray and prep for Hurricane Michael
Hurricane Michael struck Northern Florida with a vengeance on October 10. Trained relief workers are already there, in the storm’s wake, assessing needs with the resources of UMCOR at hand.
How to help without hurting
First responders. Early Response Teams. Volunteers in Mission. There’s a time and a place for all to help. Here’s how “helping” works.
Picking up the pieces in the Philippines
While Hurricane Florence made landfall on the east coast, Super Typhoon Mangkhut struck with greater fury 10,000 miles away in Asia.