UCC Typhoon Haiyan Response
• Over 13.2 million people are affected by Typhoon Haiyan of whom over 4.4 million people are Displaced
• Infrastructure damage is severe. 1,071,505 houses are damaged, including 527,283 that were completely destroyed.
• An estimated 2.5 million people are still in need of food assistance. This figure is likely to increase following subsequent assessments.
UCC is supporting early recovery efforts, including the provision of shelter, food, drinking water, medical supplies and more. Long-term rebuilding and community restoration work will also be supported by the UCC.
How You Can Help
GIVE generously to support emergency relief and rebuilding efforts by clicking on the link to make a
secure online donation. Gifts may also be made at your local UCC congregation marked for “Typhoon Haiyan” with the request they be sent through your Conference office on to Wider Church Ministries. Donations may also be made out and sent directly to Wider Church Ministries, Financial Services - 6th Floor, 700 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115.
BULLETIN INSERT Use this prayer in your Worship Service or other gathering.
PRAYER Bishop Reuel Norman O. Marigza, General Secretary, United Church of Christ in the Philippines offers this prayer.
ASSEMBLE urgently needed Church World Service kits.
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Updates and Stories from UCC Partners
United Church News
Philippine recovery effort shifts from relief to reconstruction
January 22, 2014
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December 30, 2013
UCC exceeds $250K goal for Typhoon Haiyan relief
December 6, 2013
UCC churches with ties to the Philippines support Typhoon Haiyan recovery effort
December 5, 2013
Ohio pastor marks Thanksgiving part of Philippines relief mission
November 28, 2013
Prayer, advocacy on climate change supports Typhoon relief efforts
November 22, 2013
UCC partner in Philippines describes ‘chaotic’ post-typhoon conditions
November 15, 2013
Quick support funding UCC’s typhoon relief effort
November 13, 2013
UCC seeks to raise $250K for typhoon relief in Philippines
November 11, 2013
Super typhoon prompts UCC aid to partners in the Philippines
November 8, 2013