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 damaging winds, hail and up to 68 tornadoes.
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 attempting to contact pastors of all UCC congregations in the storm’s path. While no reports of damage to UCC property have been received, it is known UCC members have been evacuated from their homes, several of which are damaged.
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, Lincoln, McClain, Oklahoma and Pottawatomie counties.
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 the afternoon of Monday, May 20.
The tornado was 1.3 miles wide and winds ranged from 200 to 210 mph (an EF5 category tornadoes)
Goods and Volunteer Opportunities - Oklahoma
May 21, 2013
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.
UCC Typhoon Haiyan Response
The United Church of Christ issued an appeal for $250,000 to support Typhoon Haiyan response efforts in the Philippines, Vietnam and China. The early response and recovery efforts will include shelter, material resource and drinking water.
The UCC will also support Long-term relief efforts which will most likely require multiple years engagement.
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 “absolute bedlam,” the BBC reported. Nearly 4.5 million persons have been affected by the storm.
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.
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 additional 1.5 million are registered as refugees in neighboring countries.
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 time Monday, April 22, the number of deaths rose to 188, with 25 people still being reported as missing, 11,460 injured and 1.5 million affected.