UCC Disaster Ministries
November 26, 2014
UCC Disaster Ministries unveils new look, mission statement and realigned focus for domestic/U.S.-based disaster work.
With support from UCC Disaster Ministries recovery for one Baxter Springs, KS family is a celebration of renewed hope and stability
November 25, 2014
Seven months after a devastating tornado impacted Baxter Spings, Kansas, one family finally was able to return to a home of their own.
October 28, 2014
Oklahoma has had thirty major disaster declarations in the past 10 years which, regrettably, suggests that there may be a similar or even greater number in the next ten years.
UCC Disaster Ministries Welcomes 2 Partners in Service Volunteers
October 5, 2014
Betzi Yungclas and Mathew Fehse
September 16, 2014
When disaster strikes: Free webinar Sept. 23 helps congregations, other community organizations prepare
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.
Recovering Survivors from Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, Battered by Another Strong Typhoon Hagupit/Ruby
The propulsion of survivors to recover from devastation caused by deadly typhoon Haiyan in November 8, 2013 have been hampered by the landfall of another strong typhoon Hagupit on Saturday, December 6, 2014 that, until today wroth havoc to properties and livelihood of thousands of families in Eastern Visayas and other regions in the Philippines hardly hit by the wild catastrophe.
Typhoon Hagupit causes loss and destruction in the Philippines
December 8, 2014
Approximately 13 months after typhoon Haiyan devastated and destroyed towns and villages in the Philippines residents have had to face another major typhoon. As super typhoon Hagupit , locally known as Ruby, approached it weakened to a category 3 storm. However, its strong winds and torrential rains caused flooding which damaged and destroyed homes, ruined crops and fields and reportedly killed over 2 dozen people as it crossed the island of Samar which had been heavily impacted by super typhoon Haiyan
How donations to Philippine typhoon recovery are helping families into homes
November 17, 2014
Halfway around the world, a half-million dollars from the United Church of Christ has helped to feed, clothe and shelter the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in the year since the storm struck.
UCC Disaster Ministries Steps Financial Support In The Fight Against Ebola
November 4, 2014
In the past several weeks, United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries has stepped up financial assistance to medical partners dealing with the Ebola virus in Africa— in the hope that an early response will have a greater impact in containing the outbreak of the disease.
October 28, 2014
The UCC joins global churches to respond to the Ebola crisis with protection – care – containment – and capacity building.