UCC Disaster Ministries continues to monitor the situation and is working with trusted partners to respond to the needs of survivors.
Prevention and education are the focus of UCC Disaster Ministries' efforts, along with direct response with victims and affected communities. Recipients have included both UCC/Disciple's Global Ministries and global faith-based disaster and development organizations. Donations designated for Ebola response enable the UCC to be even more deeply involved in these key on-the-ground efforts.
Volunteers groups of 15 or less are needed to rebuild and repair flood-damaged homes in Pensacola. Work may include but is not limited to light framing, drywall, insulation, flooring and occasional roofing. Registration is now open.
Hurricane Sandy was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season and the second-costliest in U.S. history. The Long-Term rebuilding and recovery process continues. Groups of 18 or less needed for home rebuilding and repair.
Following domestic and international disasters the need to distribute specific material aid is often crucial to the recovery process. UCC Disaster Ministries, Conferences and congregations support these efforts by pre-assembling various types of Church World Service kits that are stored and can be shipped at a moment’s notice.