Early Responders know how to prepare for recovery teams and to provide assurance to survivors that God’s people care about their lives and homes. A generous new grant supports training.
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.
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.
Two Early Response Team training sessions have been organized for this spring. Be ready to step in when disaster strikes.
Seventy-four homes and some businesses in Shiawassee and Genesee counties were damaged by tornadoes that touched down on March 14.
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.
United Methodists are at work in Paradise, CA, where survivors of last month’s wildfires are putting their lives back together.
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.
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.