Anatomy of a PNW United Methodist Disaster Response

After a rare tornado struck near Port Orchard just before Christmas, community members were eager to help but in need of assistance with management and assessment. Cindy Haverkamp shares how the Pacific Northwest United Methodist Church's Early Response Team stepped in to help to coordinate and assist with recovery efforts.

Your House-Building Skills are Needed!

The last 5 homes to be rebuilt in the Okanogan are progressing but the summer building boom has made contractors scarce and could keep them from being completed. An accommodation by the county will allow for skilled volunteers to install electricity and plumbing. Can you help?

Connecting Neighbors – Neighbors helping Neighbors when Disasters Strike

By Kathy Bryson Too often we only think about disasters when they strike. The Pacific Northwest is not...

6 Things Imagine No Malaria Can Do for Your Church

6 Things Imagine No Malaria Can Do for Your Church By Julia Frisbie 1) It can get people involved. When people have a good idea...
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Partnering Together to Rebuild & Restore Okanogan County (VIDEO)

About 40 representatives from faith-based and non-governmental organizations met at the Pateros Fire Station in February 2015. They discussed individual casework/projects, committing financial and...

Nurturing Connections in Disaster Response

Nurturing Connections in Disaster Response By John Friend On March 28, while vacationing in Southern California, I received a call from the American Red Cross asking...

Oct. 14-15: Disaster Case Management Training in Twisp

The Carlton Complex wildfire burning in north-central Washington state, USA. Photo courtesy of Jason Kriess, SFC, Washington National Guard and Wikimedia Commons. Looking For a Few...

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