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Disaster Updates

UCC Disaster Ministries helps fund Ebola treatment, prevention in DRC

(Update of our earlier story.) UCC Disaster Ministries is responding to help contain a serious outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

What is a VOAD, and why should I care?

What the heck is a VOAD? UCC Disaster Ministries folks are always talking about VOADs – National VOAD this, state VOAD that, the VOAD movement. And why, as a member of the United Church of Christ, should I care about VOADs? (Answer: It's the largest and most important non-governmental disaster response and recovery network in the United States.)

Three Hawai'i UCC churches live, help, pray in volcano's shadow

The Rev. Eric S. Anderson, pastor of Church of the Holy Cross UCC in Hilo, Hawai'i, reports on the UCC congregations close to the Kilauea volcano.

After Cyclone Gita, UCC grant helps seminary students recover

A UCC Disaster Ministries solidarity grant is helping international students at the Kanana Fou Theological Seminary in American Samoa replace essential school supplies and basic furnishings they lost to wind and water damage from powerful Cyclone Gita in February.

Texas and Louisiana - UCC Response - Hurricane Harvey

Visit this page regularly for the latest on UCC Disaster Ministries' response following Hurricane Harvey.