UMCOR supports refugees, migrants and asylum seekers in 2021

UMCOR supports refugees, migrants and asylum seekers in 2021

This UMCOR update, part three of a three-part series, summarizes UMCOR’s work with refugees, migrants and asylum seekers in 2021.
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UMCOR’s international humanitarian relief in 2021

UMCOR’s international humanitarian relief in 2021

UMCOR has supported partners around the world this year to provide relief for people affected by storms, earthquakes, volcanoes, COVID-19 lockdowns, armed conflict and more. This update includes key international responses and major grants.
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UMCOR responses in 2021 continue to climb

UMCOR responses in 2021 continue to climb

A three-part overview of the work of UMCOR in the first three-quarters of 2021. This Part 1 in the series outlines disaster response in the United States.
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A hard-earned degree made possible by a World Communion Scholarship

A hard-earned degree made possible by a World Communion Scholarship

Martha Fatoma, a 2021 graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Africa University, has worked in her field for 20 years. A World Communion Scholarship helped her attain a degree as well as a higher level of understanding and professionalism, which she now passes on to the nurses she supervises.
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Remembering 9/11 on the 20th Anniversary

Remembering 9/11 on the 20th Anniversary

For 5 years, UMCOR assisted those who lost loved ones and livelihoods as a result of the 9/11 attacks. On this 20th anniversary, read General Secretary Roland Fernandes’ remembrance of that day and the days that followed
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UMCOR’s response to Hurricane Ida

UMCOR’s response to Hurricane Ida

In response to the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Ida, a Category 4 storm that made landfall on the U.S. gulf coast on August 29, UMCOR remains in prayer and is providing relief for the many communities that were in its path.
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Vietnam Consultation 2021: Hope in God’s faithfulness

Vietnam Consultation 2021: Hope in God’s faithfulness

Vietnam United Methodist Church leaders and laity met with U.S. conference and local church partners in a virtual consultation about the life and ministry of the Vietnam Mission Initiative.
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UMCOR supports Afghans in need

UMCOR supports Afghans in need

In collaboration with long-standing partners, UMCOR is providing humanitarian relief and is prepared to assist with refugee resettlement.
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UMCOR issues first grants for Haiti relief

UMCOR issues first grants for Haiti relief

In response to the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti on August 14, UMCOR is working with partners to provide urgently needed medical supplies to Haitian hospitals.
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Hate is the other pandemic

Hate is the other pandemic

In response to an increase in violence against Asian Americans in the U.S., a series of monthly webinars is creating a safe space where Asian Americans and their allies can learn about and discuss issues of racism.
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