UCC Disaster Ministries

Disaster Ministries

Disaster Updates

UCC Disaster Ministries monitors tornado response.

Late last night and into the day rescue crews combed through the debris left behind after a tornado devastated the small Illinois town of Fairdale. Read More

UCC Disaster Ministries supports the emotional and spiritual needs of disaster survivors.

On March 25th the spring storm season began as tornadoes destroyed home and lives in Tulsa and Moore Oklahoma. UCC Disaster Ministries was ready and prepared. Keep Reading

UCC Disaster Partnerships Integral in Brazilian Flood Response Efforts

The northern region of Brazil has experienced torrentially heavy rains since February 2015, resulting in severe flooding of the Acre and Purus rivers and their tributaries. Some of those most affected have been indigenous people in isolated areas along the river banks.

Tornadoes Hit Oklahoma and Arkansas

Just one day after reports of a slow start to the spring storm season Oklahoma and Arkansas experience extreme weather and tornadoes killing one and injuring several. Read More.

Severe Spring Storms Imminent

Spring storms and tornadoes are inevitable. According to the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration's Storm Prediction Center "We are in uncharted territory with respect to the lack of severe weather" Read More

Urgent Needs


Help UCC Disaster Ministries prepare to respond quickly to the upcoming Spring Storm Season. Give now to the Emergency USA Fund.


Donate to support Cyclone Pam response

UCC Disaster Ministries continues to monitor the situation and is working with trusted partners to respond to the needs of survivors.

Volunteers Needed:

Pensacola Flood Recovery - Summer 2015

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.

Superstorm Sandy Recovery through Summer of 2015

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.


Contact Info

Zachary Wolgemuth
Executive for UCC Disaster Ministries
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115

Contact Info

Diane Dicken
Administrative Assistant for Finance & Program
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115