Disaster Updates

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File In Case of Flood Climb to Safety
July 9, 2014
In Case of Flood Climb to Safety” is what I read on, what appeared to be, newly posted signs lining the road I traveled...
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File UCC Disaster Ministries Responds to U.S. Storms
July 3, 2014
Severe spring and early summer weather continue to affect several states throughout the U.S. as tornadoes, high winds,...
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File UCC Disaster Ministries supports flood relief in Burundi
July 1, 2014
Following heavy rains, in February, families suffered loss from flood waters that overwhelmed the city of Bujumbura...
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File UCC, Fuller Center growing partnership around disaster relief
June 18, 2014
The partnership between the UCC and the Fuller Center is poised to grow even further after a visit by nearly 50 bicyclists...
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File UCC Disaster Ministries responds in the Balkans
June 6, 2014
UCC Disaster Ministries has directed $7,500 to support the work of partner agency Church World Service in response to the...
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File The Spring Storm Season Starts Late but Strong
April 29, 2014
Starting Saturday April 26, severe thunderstorms and tornadoes have been hitting numerous states in the U.S. Midwest and...
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File Chile Earthquake Update
April 14, 2014
The April 1, 8.2 magnitude earthquake in northern Chile triggered a tsunami alert causing 972,457 people to evacuate
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File New UCC disaster ministries executive assessing recovery efforts around the world
April 4, 2014
As the point-person for disaster response for the United Church of Christ’s national offices, Zach Wolgemuth has quickly...
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File UCC chaplain at Fort Hood ministers to soldiers after shooting
April 3, 2014
A United Church of Christ chaplain stationed at Fort Hood Army base in Texas was at work well into the night, bravely...
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File “Bear One Another’s Burdens” Galatians 6:2a
April 2, 2014
On April 1, 2014 an 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile. A six-foot tsunami and several strong...
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File Praying in Hope
March 22, 2014
On Saturday, March 22, A landslide along the north fork of the Stillaguamish River destroyed entire neighborhoods on the...
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File Tornados tear through Midwest – UCC gears up response
November 18, 2013
On Sunday, November 17, 2013 the Great Lakes and Midwest States experienced severe weather. Many locations reported...
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File UCC issues $250,000 appeal for Typhoon Haiyan response
November 11, 2013
Typhoon Haiyan has killed as many as 10,000 people in the Philippines, with the devastation it caused being described as...
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File UCC Typhoon Haiyan Response
November 8, 2013
The United Church of Christ issued an appeal for $250,000 to support Typhoon Haiyan response efforts in the Philippines,...
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File Typhoon Haiyan roars into Philippines, takes aim at Laos, Viet Nam, China
November 8, 2013
Typhoon Haiyan is battering the central Philippines with sustained winds of 170 mph with gusts over 200 mph.
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File UCC reaches out to flood ravaged Colorado
September 16, 2013
In the wake of devastating floods and mudslides, the Rev. Sue Artt, Acting UCC Rocky Mountain Conference Minister, is...
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File Syrian Crisis Expands – UCC renews appeal
June 7, 2013
The UCC renews its support to Syria as crisis continues to mount. 4.25 million people within Syria are displaced and an...
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File Ecumenical Disaster Response takes Shape in Oklahoma
May 30, 2013
According to reports, the storm impacted nearly 4000 homes, businesses and non-residential buildings in Cleveland,...
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File UCC gears up response to Oklahoma Tornados
May 21, 2013
At least 24 people -- including nine children -- were killed when a massive tornado struck an area outside Oklahoma City...
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File Goods and Volunteer Opportunities - Oklahoma
May 21, 2013

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File Frequently Asked Questions
May 17, 2013

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File CWS APPEALS URGENTLY FOR EMERGENCY CLEANUP BUCKETS
May 8, 2013

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File UCC Issues Appeal for 2013 China Earthquake
April 22, 2013
On the 20th of April, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Lushan County of Ya’an City in Sichuan Province. By the same...
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File Iran-Pakistan Earthquake
April 17, 2013
On April 16, there was a 7.8 Earthquake along the Iran and Pakistan border. So far, there have been 46 confirmed deaths...
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File Philippines Typhoon Bopha/Pablo
December 16, 2012
A horrible Category 5 Typhoon struck the Philippines causing massive damage and destruction. The United Church of Christ...
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CONTACT INFO

Mr. Zachary Wolgemuth
Executive for UCC Disaster Ministries
United Church of Christ
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland,Ohio 44115
216-736-3211
wolgemuthz@ucc.org

Ms. Phyllis Y. Richards
Program Associate, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland,Ohio 44115
216-736-3215
richardp@ucc.org