UCC Typhoon Haiyan Response
November 8, 2013

By the Numbers:

  • 16 Million People Affected
  • 4.1 Million People Displaced
  • 1.1 Million Houses Damaged or Destroyed
  • 6, 201 Deaths
  • $422,500 Funds Distrubed by UCC Disaster Ministries or Haiyan Recovery (As of June, 2014)

UCC Disaster Ministries Response:

As of June 2014 UCC Disaster Ministries has provided a total of $422,500 to support early response efforts and long-term community needs. Early response work included the provision of shelter, food, drinking water, medical supplies and more. Currently UCC Disaster Ministries is working to address long-term rebuilding and community restoration work through housing reconstruction, seed, livestock and boat distribution.

Photos taken in the Spring of 2014 


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.

Have a Fundraiser or support this event to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts.

Updates and Stories from UCC Partners

UCCP rehabilitation project updates
ACT Alliance
CWS Asia/Pacific
Global Ministries
Heifer International
Ag Missions Inc.

Haiyan Updates

File How donations to Philippine typhoon recovery are helping families into homes
November 14, 2014
File UCCP rehabilitation project updates
October 3, 2014
File New UCC disaster ministries executive assessing recovery efforts around the world
April 4, 2014
File Philippine recovery effort shifts from relief to reconstruction
January 22, 2014
File The UCC effectively joins faith and action in 2013
December 30, 2013
File UCCP Haiyan Report
December 10, 2013
File UCC exceeds $250K goal for Typhoon Haiyan relief
December 6, 2013
File UCC churches with ties to the Philippines support Typhoon Haiyan recovery effort
December 5, 2013
File Ohio pastor marks Thanksgiving part of Philippines relief mission
November 28, 2013
File Prayer, advocacy on climate change supports Typhoon relief efforts
November 22, 2013
File UCC partner in Philippines describes ‘chaotic’ post-typhoon conditions
November 15, 2013
File Quick support funding UCC’s typhoon relief effort
November 13, 2013
File UCC seeks to raise $250K for typhoon relief in Philippines
November 11, 2013
File UCC issues $250,000 appeal for Typhoon Haiyan response
November 11, 2013
File Super typhoon prompts UCC aid to partners in the Philippines
November 8, 2013
File Typhoon Haiyan roars into Philippines, takes aim at Laos, Viet Nam, China
November 8, 2013


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

Rev. Xiaoling Zhu
Area Executive for East Asia and Pacific - Global Ministries
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland,Ohio 44115
(216) 736-3226