UMCOR Disaster Case Management Training Returns to the Northwest

Stanley Norman and Gerri Harvill serve as Co-Pastors of Sandpoint United Methodist Church (Idaho) and as Disaster Response Coordinators (UMCOR) for The Pacific Northwest...

Relief for those fleeing Washington fires

By Linda Bloom | Aug. 26, 2015 | NEW YORK (UMNS) Last summer, a wildfire scorched the back of Pateros Community United Methodist Church in Washington State and...

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...

Hurricane Sandy: United Methodists Care and Respond

By Catherine G. Earl, MSW, US Disaster Response | United Methodist Committee on Relief Watch the video! See the results! Over 23,000 clean-up buckets distributed Over 65,000 hours of volunteer...

UMCOR relief money on way to Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan (31W) over Vietnam and China on November 10,2013. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. UMCOR relief money on way to Philippines By Linda Bloom* Three...

Upcoming Disaster Response Training Opportunities

Submitted by Kathy Bryson Springtime is a great time to up your skills and be ready. There are...

Wildfires Update: Our Work Continues – How to Volunteer – Get Training

By Jim Truitt The wildfires in eastern Washington are finally either out or fully contained. State and Federal assessors are in the field this week...

Additional UMVIM Teams Needed for Galena, AK

Our ongoing efforts, through the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) program, to respond to the 2013 floods in Galena, Alaska are close to completion...
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CrossOver from Disaster to Life

The Rev. David Valera offers this look through interviews and images at how the community responded when a rare EF2 tornado struck Port Townsend, Wash. to give people hope, and how United Methodist volunteers were instrumental in offering expertise, coordination and a return to life.

Updated: United Methodists respond to deadly tornadoes

Ida Rose (right) receives a hug from Sheri Mathews, Spiritual and Emotional Care Team supervisor for the Arkansas Conference Disaster Response Team. Rose is...

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