International Disasters

UCC Disaster Ministries responds to natural and human caused disasters all over world and is well positioned to respond in most events. Internationally we maintain strategic partnerships and direct relationships with organizations and faith communities able to appropriately and effectively respond to emergency and long-term needs in over 140 countries. Through this work thousands of disaster survivors receive dignified support and relief annually.

2014 Responses:

  • Congo Brazzaville (Tornado: 2014)
  • Burundi (Flooding: 2014)
  • China (Landslides: 2014)
  • Chile (Earthquake: 2014)
  • Chile (Valparaiso Fire: 2014)
  • Baghdad (Fire: 2014)
  • Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina (Cyclone / Flooding: 2014)
  • Afghanistan (Flooding & Landslides: 2014)

  • Liberia (Ebola Outbreak)Sierra Leone (Ebola Outbreak) 
  • Sierra Leone (Ebola Outbreak)
  • Indonesia (Volcano eruption – Mt. Sinabung)
  • China (Earthquake – Yunnan Province)



Mr. Zachary Wolgemuth
Executive for UCC Disaster Ministries
United Church of Christ
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Ms. Diane Dicken
Administrative Assistant, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115