United Methodist Response: Helping Others After the Earthquake in Nepal

Date Posted: 5/1/2015

United Methodists joined Christians around the world in a prayerful response to the earthquake that has claimed thousands of lives in Nepal and neighboring China and India.

BBC News reported the death toll at 4,000 people, with at least 7,000 injuries by as the Nepalese army and police undertook massive search and rescue operations.  Many were living in “vast tent cities” in the capital of Kathmandu as aftershocks from the 7.8-magnitude earthquake continued.

How Texas Conference United Methodists Can Help (PDF)

Additional information:
The Day of the Nepal Earthquake (Global Ministries Missionaries Mark Zimmerman and his wife Deirdre Zimmerman serving in Kathmandu, Nepal, share the moments leading up to the  April 25 Nepal earthquake and the reality of the quake’s aftermath.)