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.
First responders. Early Response Teams. Volunteers in Mission. There’s a time and a place for all to help. Here’s how “helping” works.
While Hurricane Florence made landfall on the east coast, Super Typhoon Mangkhut struck with greater fury 10,000 miles away in Asia.
UMCOR is at work partnering with United Methodist Annual Conferences in Florence’s path. Follow Michigan Disaster Response for specific ways to help. Prayers and dollars for now. Please don’t self-deploy.
Here’s how to help those whose lives are in upheaval after flooding in the Houghton and Hancock area.
Michigan Disaster Coordinators host three more Early Response training sessions.
United Methodist churches in California have opened their doors to shelter burned-out neighbors.
The Conference asked. Congregations responded with dollars and tons of donated goods.
The Rev. Bob Deich describes his work as leader of the Early Response Team for the Louisiana Conference.
Please don’t drive to Texas to help. Send a check to UMCOR and your prayers to God instead.