NEWS AND STORIES


UMCOR grant strives to improve access to medical care and safe water in Haiti

UMCOR grant strives to improve access to medical care and safe water in Haiti

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake in August 2021 destroyed much of Haiti’s already fragile infrastructure. A gift honoring UMCOR director killed in 2010 lends support.
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Call for applications: UMCOR Afghan refugee resettlement reimbursement program

Call for applications: UMCOR Afghan refugee resettlement reimbursement program

In support of long-time partner Church World Service’s efforts in welcoming and resettling Afghan families, UMCOR is launching the Afghan Refugee Resettlement Reimbursement program. It will reimburse up to $1,000 to local UMC’s in the U.S. that are in a sponsorship relationship with CWS.
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New Advance open to support the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

New Advance open to support the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

“Love Beyond Borders: The Interfaith Movement to End the Pandemic” will support UNICEF’s global vaccine distribution efforts.
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United Methodist Committee on Relief Grant Helps Church World Service Support Afghan Allies

United Methodist Committee on Relief Grant Helps Church World Service Support Afghan Allies

Thanks to a new $100,000 grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), long-time partner Church World Service, a key organization in the welcome effort, will have funds that its nationwide resettlement network can use.
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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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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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