UCC Disaster Ministries Welcomes 2 Partners in Service Volunteers
Betzi Yungclas and Mathew Fehse
September 16, 2014
When disaster strikes: Free webinar Sept. 23 helps congregations, other community organizations prepare
Joann Hale's Memorial Service
September 9, 2014
Memorial service. set for September 20, to celebrate the life and legacy of Joann Hale.
California quake rattles nerves
August 24, 2014
California quake rattles nerves in the wee hours of the morning when residents living in and around Napa, California were rudely awoken by a 6.0 quake that shook the region. The largest quake in the area in over 2 decades caused damage to buildings and multiple injuries. In the wake of the disaster UCC Disaster Ministries has continued to maintain direct contact with the Conference and has offered financial support for unmet needs. Early Sunday morning Conference Minister Rev. Kenneth Iha noted that “Reports from our pastors in the area indicate one minor injury, some breakage, power outages, and a lot of scared folk.”
UCC Disaster Ministries celebrates a successful recovery in Joplin, MO
August 21, 2014
Since 2011, nearly 1,500 volunteers have called the Quonset Hut Mission Station their home during mission trips to Joplin, Mo
Includes helpful information on H1N1 such as School Materials, Prevention Methods, Information on Children/Parents and Child Care Providers as well as General Information.
Hurricane Irene Wreaks Havoc
September 1, 2011
Hurricane Irene continues to wreak havoc and destruction in Northeast United States. Rebuilding efforts projected to take several years and cost billions of dollars. Financial donations and CWS kits needed now.
Hurricane Irene Update
August 29, 2011
Hurricane Irene leaves trail of destruction across 14 states. Clean up and recovery projected to take months.
UCCP Rehabilitation Project Updates
October 3, 2014
on solar light, technology has come to poor villages, UCCP distributes piglets, more fishing boats distributed and aerobic rice.
How is Disaster Ministries helping African countries against Ebola?
October 2, 2014
United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries executives expect a long fight against the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. But they remain undeterred in their consistent support of partner organizations, donating $12,000 during the last two months to assist with the care of those people affected by the deadly virus that has so far killed 3,000.
September 15, 2014
The United Church of Christ’s Disaster Ministries is moving quickly to help the people of India, where rising waters and a monsoon have killed almost 500 this week and are threatening about 1.5 million people.
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 killing over 100 people.
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 ongoing disaster in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.