Humanitarian Relief and Recovery
Global Ministries seeks to strengthen the ability of the church and communities to respond to disasters and provide humanitarian relief both near and far. The core of this work is accomplished through disaster relief and recovery, risk-reduction programming, addressing the needs and rights of migrants worldwide and improving livelihoods and food security. The intentional care of creation and advancing environmental sustainability also reduces the impact of disaster.
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UMCOR works with partners to examine the causes of migration and to care for refugees and migrants and the churches and networks that assist them. This includes promoting the adoption of practices that make migration safe and respect the rights and dignity of all migrants.
Global Ministries fosters the integration of environmental sustainability into every aspect of mission through environment-focused projects, tools and leadership development. Trainings through the EarthKeepers program environmentally based projects in the United States.
Funding from “Where Most Needed” gives UMCOR the flexibility to reach people experiencing all kinds of disasters anywhere in the world.
Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) and 30 American Christian leaders, including Roland Fernandes, called on the Biden administration to support an immediate ceasefire between Hamas and Israel.