International Disaster Alerts

File 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...
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File 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...
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File 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...
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File 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...
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File Ebola
October 28, 2014
The UCC joins global churches to respond to the Ebola crisis with protection – care – containment – and capacity building.
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File 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...
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File 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....
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File Kashmir
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...
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File 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...
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File 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...
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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 UCC Typhoon Haiyan Response
November 8, 2013
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 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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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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Mr. Zachary Wolgemuth
Executive for UCC Disaster Ministries
United Church of Christ
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Ms. Phyllis Y. Richards
Program Associate, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115