Constant readiness in disaster preparedness

Constant readiness in disaster preparedness

Areas in the Alabama-West Florida Conference has been hit by a steady stream of extreme weather disasters since Hurricane Michael struck in 2018. UMCOR has provided major support to the conference since then to meet each challenge
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UMCOR response: Church members slain in Ethiopia

UMCOR response: Church members slain in Ethiopia

After 37 people, including some United Methodists, were killed during an attack, UMCOR awarded a grant to provide food and hygiene kits and address other immediate needs of people affected by the civil unrest.
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The freedom to live out faith in Christ

The freedom to live out faith in Christ

The UMCOR Asylum Project (“Leading with Welcome”), a partnership that includes UMCOR, National Justice for Our Neighbors and Church World Service, helps a family from Honduras win their asylum case on the grounds of religious persecution.
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Help and hope on the journey from Ukraine

Help and hope on the journey from Ukraine

UMCOR supports United Methodists in Slovakia, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Czechia and Estonia as they welcome refugees from Ukraine into their homes and houses of worship.
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UMCOR works with partners to relieve distress inside Ukraine

UMCOR works with partners to relieve distress inside Ukraine

In addition to supporting refugees from Ukraine seeking safety in neighboring countries, the generosity of thousands of United Methodists has made it possible for UMCOR to support relief work inside Ukraine, working alongside European United Methodists, Ukrainian Methodists, ecumenical relief operations and interfaith humanitarian missions.
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UMCOR donors are helping refugees from Ukraine displaced by war

UMCOR donors are helping refugees from Ukraine displaced by war

Funds are providing food, water, medicine, shelter and transportation to Ukrainians and other refugees.
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Can a water tower be a thing of beauty?

Can a water tower be a thing of beauty?

To commemorate World Water Day, Global Ministries celebrates with United Methodists in Côte d’Ivoire, who built four water towers with pump and wash stations, bringing clean potable water to rural areas.
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UMCOR’s response to the crisis in Ukraine

An eight-question guide to the history of Methodism in Ukraine, how UMCOR is responding and the best ways for you to help now.
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Meeting the needs of people displaced in Afghanistan

Meeting the needs of people displaced in Afghanistan

UMCOR partners with International Blue Crescent to provide humanitarian relief to displaced people living for eight months or more in informal camps, turned back from the Tajikistan border by the Taliban.
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United Methodists in Eastern Pennsylvania answer call to serve

United Methodists in Eastern Pennsylvania answer call to serve

A $417,737 grant from UMCOR helps ongoing recovery efforts in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference after hurricanes Isaias and Ida spawned tornadoes and floods that devastated communities.
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  • Constant readiness in disaster preparedness
    Areas in the Alabama-West Florida Conference has been hit by a steady stream of extreme weather disasters since Hurricane Michael struck in 2018. UMCOR has provided major support to the conference since then to meet each challenge
  • UMCOR and CWS launch new menstrual hygiene kits
    New period packs will be provided to communities served by both organizations across the U.S., including families recovering from disasters, immigrants and refugees.
  • UMCOR response: Church members slain in Ethiopia
    After 37 people, including some United Methodists, were killed during an attack, UMCOR awarded a grant to provide food and hygiene kits and address other immediate needs of people affected by the civil unrest.

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