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Church work continues in Afghanistan

Church work continues in Afghanistan

Through ecumenical partnerships on the ground, United Methodists continue to work to improve life for Afghans, as they have since the 1960s.
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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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Donation for Haiti disaster relief honors former pastor who died in 2010 earthquake

Donation for Haiti disaster relief honors former pastor who died in 2010 earthquake

First United Methodist Church of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, has donated $25,000 to UMCOR in Sam Dixon’s honor to assist survivors of the August 14, 2021, Haiti earthquake.
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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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Standing with Haiti amid quake and storm

Standing with Haiti amid quake and storm

United Methodists are working with longtime partners in Haiti after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake and as a major storm drenches the island. The church previously helped rebuild after the 2010 temblor.
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Preparing the way – UMCOR supports conferences in disaster readiness

Preparing the way – UMCOR supports conferences in disaster readiness

UMCOR partners with the Florida Annual Conference to develop a “Blue Sky” disaster preparedness program, getting ready for probable weather events in fall 2021 and beyond.
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Building water resources in Ecuador and Bolivia

Building water resources in Ecuador and Bolivia

Global Health partners with Engineers in Action to bring clean water and sanitation facilities to schools, churches and whole communities.
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Shelter for unaccompanied youth in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Shelter for unaccompanied youth in Bosnia-Herzegovina

UMCOR partners with Church World Service in Una Sana Canton, Bosnia-Herzegovina, to offer a caring presence, dignified shelter and protection to migrating teens.
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Global Ministries awards grants to help United Methodist churches aid local refugees and migrants in their communities

Global Ministries awards grants to help United Methodist churches aid local refugees and migrants in their communities

Mustard Seed Migration Grants continue UMCOR's 80-Year tradition of welcoming the stranger.
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