Musings: Meeting Needs in the Midst of Disaster

Last summer, Aaron Pazan visited the Philippines for the Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly serving as a young adult representative for the Western...

Updated: Rebuild Alaskan Homes Affected by the Yukon River Flooding

Ice from the Yukon River encroaches on the town of Eagle, Alaska, on Friday, May 17. NPS photo by Pat Sanders. Experienced UMVIM volunteers needed thru...

Riverside Park, the Unfunded Disaster

PNW Disaster Response: Riverside Park, the Unfunded Disaster By The Rev. Stan Norman Earth, Wind and Fire was the title of my last posting. Let’s talk...

Anatomy of a United Methodist disaster response

A United Methodist volunteer team from the California-Pacific Conference prepares to work on a home damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y., a...

PNW UMVIM: Carlton Complex Fire Recovery Update

A glimpse of the damage caused by the Carlton Complex fire in Pateros, Wash.Carlton Complex Fire Recovery Update By Jim Truitt | Photos by Jesse...

When Jesus Smiles: Working Together for a Shared Purpose

The PNW Early Response Team visited Minot, N.D. responding to floods in 2011. When Jesus Smiles: Working Together for a Shared Purpose By Steve Meachum One of the...

Earth, Wind & Fire: Band or Disaster Response Season?

(Left) A view from a Washington Army National Guard helicopter shows the aftermath of the mudslide more than a week after it occurred in...

Early Response Team Training

2012 was a really tough year across the United States. Natural disasters of all kinds caused massive damage to the infrastructure and personal property....

PNW UM Early Response Teams to meet in June 2013

An aerial view of the flood-stricken town of Vernonia, Oregon, Dec. 4, 2007, from an Oregon Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. The...

Disaster Response: Earth, Wind, Fire…and Flood

Views from disaster areas in the PNW: In 2014, the mudslides in Oso (March) and the Carlton Complex wildfire (July) devastated local communities and...

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