The Rev. Tom Hazelwood, head of the United Methodist Committee on Relief’s (UMCOR) US Disaster Response, was in
Hazelwood returned to
Some of that help came because people who live in
Your gift to US Disaster Response, UMCOR Advance #901670 helps UMCOR continue to respond to the record-setting spring storms of 2011 and anticipate needs of the new hurricane season that is already upon us.
UMCOR is supporting the ACT Alliance, an UMCOR partner, in an effort to demine areas of
The ACT Alliance is training teams of local people to identify and safely remove unexploded ordnance so that displaced families can return home, children can go to school, and life can carry on in this war-torn town.
The Rev. Cynthia Fierro Harvey, UMCOR’s top executive, said the grant was made “in solidarity with our partners to respond to the needs of the people” of
Support this and other efforts to alleviate suffering worldwide by giving to International Disaster Response, UMCOR Advance #982450.
Thousands of displaced people in
Although UMCOR works extensively in DRC, it does not have a presence in
It was the second large-scale distribution carried out by UMCOR and Mercy Corps together in DRC. Their partnership allowed them to reach approximately one-third of all IDPs then living in camps in
You can support UMCOR’s ongoing work to bring relief to thousands in DRC by giving to Congo (DRC) Emergency, UMCOR Advance #198400.
A new website, video, and resources launched this month promoting one of The United Methodist Church’s four focus areas: Ministry with the Poor. The website and video at ministrywith.org were produced by the General Board of Global Ministries and United Methodist Women.
The new site includes facts and information about poverty in the
Learn more about Ministry with* the Poor by visiting ministrywith.org.
UMCOR provides emergency relief in many areas of the world. To find out more about UMCOR’s ministries, please visit umcor.org. You can donate to any project by placing a contribution in the offering plate at a local United Methodist church; by sending a check to UMCOR,