United Methodist Committee on Relief

UMCOR News Stories

11 Mar 2014 Institute Strengthens Food Security, Leadership
Self-sufficiency is the overarching goal of the Asian Rural Institute, an UMCOR partner in Japan.
10 Mar 2014 Volunteers Share Mission at UMCOR Supply Depots
UMCOR Relief-Supply Network offers an effective and meaningful way to be present to those in need.
10 Mar 2014 UMCOR: A Voice of Conscience for Nearly 75 Years
From its post-war origins to this day, UMCOR assists and accompanies vulnerable communities around the world.
6 Mar 2014 UMCOR Stands with Syrian Families
Upon the third anniversary of the Syrian conflict, UMCOR joins other InterAction member organizations in a statement of concern for Syrian families.
6 Mar 2014 Help UMCOR Respond to the Cholera Outbreak in North Katanga, DRC
UMCOR needs your help to respond to this outbreak and help prevent it from happening again.
6 Mar 2014 Five Ways to Make Water Last
Mark your calendar: World Water Day is March 22.
6 Mar 2014 Women Making a Difference
International Women’s Day is this Saturday, March 8; read about some extraordinary women.
4 Mar 2014 A 40-Day One Great Hour of Sharing Devotional eBook
This Lenten season, try a new resource, a One Great Hour of Sharing devotional ebook, offering United Methodists and friends 40 days of meditations about the needs of others around the world.
4 Mar 2014 Colorado Wildfires Leave Lingering Needs
Some survivors of the 2012 Colorado wildfires are still rebuilding their homes.
27 Feb 2014 Typhoon Haiyan: The ACT Alliance Response
A look at the ACT Alliance response to Typhoon Haiyan, or Yolanda, of which UMCOR is a member organization.
27 Feb 2014 Building Anew in Haiti
UMCOR works with partners to rebuild a key educational institution.
25 Feb 2014 Philippines Typhoon: ‘People First’ in Restoring Homes
UMCOR helps rebuild homes in the hard-hit community of Calogcog in Leyte Province.
20 Feb 2014 Tackling Malaria in East Congo
Thanks to strong local leadership, 700,000 nets are distributed.
18 Feb 2014 Toward Healing and Recovery: One Great Hour of Sharing
General Secretary Thomas Kemper reminds us that when we give to OGHS, healing and recovery ministry to those most vulnerable are possible.
18 Feb 2014 UMCOR Helps Most Vulnerable
UMCOR’s approach to disaster recovery means vulnerable people aren’t left behind.
13 Feb 2014 Education, Training Equips Communities to Fight Hunger
Communities combat hunger and malnutrition by learning how to maximize local resources, increase food production, and nutrition.
12 Feb 2014 Atlanta Event Aims to Just Save One from HIV/AIDS
UM Global AIDS Fund event raises awareness about HIV/AIDS through Just Save One campaign.
11 Feb 2014 South America: Meeting Disasters’ Challenges, Together
UMCOR adopts region-wide approach to disaster-readiness training programs.
6 Feb 2014 Ten Things Every Woman Can Do
Simple steps to save a life and change the world.
5 Feb 2014 Warm Clothes for Gaza Flood Victims
UMCOR and partner ANERA provide winter clothing to 1,400 Gaza children after floods.
4 Feb 2014 West Virginia: Still Seeing Effects of Tainted Water
UMCOR's response to the West Virginia chemical spill was both immediate and long-term.
31 Jan 2014 Physical Therapy in Sierra Leone Brings Normalcy
Physical therapy and exercises offered at Kissy UM Hospital help people regain their functionality.
31 Jan 2014 Expanded Mother-Child Health Care in Sierra Leone
Mother and Child Health unit at Kissy UM Hospital expands hospital reach to communities suffering with diseases of poverty.
30 Jan 2014 Spreading the Ever-Helpful Moringa Tree
In Sudan, UMCOR trains local farmers and others to grow the versatile Moringa.
28 Jan 2014 UMCOR’s Return to Leyte
Filipino pastor and district superintendent joins UMCOR typhoon relief.