This is UCC Disaster Ministries' "index page" with information about Tropical Cyclone Winston's impact on Fiji and how the United Church of Christ is helping with disaster relief and recovery. Page just updated with news from UCC Disaster Ministries Executive Zach Wolgemuth's visit to Fiji March 12-22.
Koh Hey has been living in a refugee camp along the borders of Thailand and Burma since 1998. He works hard and says he is proud of what he is doing because the bamboo he grows is good for the earth.
Migrants find themselves needing to criss-cross borders to find dignified responses to Central America's great level of violence.
When last October's heavy rains flooded the yard around her Columbia, S.C., mobile home, Richshanda G. thought she and her five-year-old daughter Mylon would be fine once the water receded. But when her home's floors began to buckle, and the wheels of her wheelchair started sinking in, Richshanda knew the water had caused serious damage to her home. That's when she reached out to the ecumenical Disaster Recovery Support Initiative.
Through OGHS you are present with the Republic of Congo as the Church of Christ, a partner of UCC/Disciples Global Ministries, as children experience care, receive shoes and attend school. The Church of Christ in the Congo has been extravagant in the midst of their own challenges, caring for over 275 children, providing classroom space, teachers, and materials