International Disaster Alerts

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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 “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 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 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 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 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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File Conflict in Syria ignites UCC Appeal
November 23, 2012
Today the United Church of Christ issued a $100,000 emergency relief appeal for communities and individuals impacted by...
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Typhoon
File UCC Typhoon Haiyan Response
November 5, 2012
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 Syria
November 5, 2012
The Syria webpage is designed to hold the most current information associated with the UCC's response to such a...
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File Hurricane Isaac
August 28, 2012
United Church of Christ Global Sharing of Resources staff are monitoring the progress of Tropical Storm Isaac and reaching...
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File An Update on Syria
August 16, 2012
One Great Hour of sharing, United Church of Christ, is responding to the current situation in Syria. Thousands of people...
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File Strong Earthquake hits Mexico
March 12, 2012
A 7.4 Earthquake rocked parts of Mexico on March 20, 2012. While it is still early, there have been no reports of deaths,...
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File Syria in the News
February 28, 2012
Entire villages stand empty as thousands of Syrians have fled their homes to escape the violent conflict between...
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File Typhoon Sendong (Washi) wreaks devastation on Mindanao, Philippines
December 20, 2011
Global Ministries sends One Great Hour of Sharing emergency funds to United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) in...
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File Assistance to Van Earthquake Survivors
November 2, 2011
Ken and Betty Frank, Mission Personnel currently serving in Turkey, tell of efforts to assist people in the rgion of Van,...
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File Extreme Flooding in Thailand
October 28, 2011
Thailand is currently experiencing the worst disaster throughout history. The situation is grim and will possibly take...
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File How do you respond to a 7.2 earthquake that happens approximately 780 miles away from you?
October 26, 2011
Betty and Ken Frank, Mission Personnel currently serving in Turkey, comment on the 7.2 earthquake from October 23, 2011.
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File ACT Alliance responds to Turkey Earthquake
October 24, 2011
A major 7.2 earthquake rocked eastern Turkey on Sunday, October 23. First estimates project over 200,000 people are...
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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
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland,Ohio 44115
216-736-3215
richardp@ucc.org