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First responders work to rescue those trapped by the Louisiana floodwaters. Photo courtesy of the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Photo courtesy of the Baton Rouge Police Department

The Underwater Investigation Unit of the Baton Rouge Police Department rescues people trapped by the Louisiana floodwaters.

United Methodists pray and work together to serve to those displaced by the Louisiana floods. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications

The people of The United Methodist Church pray and work together to minister to those most affected by the floods in Louisiana.

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Responding to Disaster

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Help those most affected by the Louisiana floods by donating to the UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) United States Disaster Response Fund (#901670).

 

Louisiana Flooding, August 2016

A Louisiana United Methodist church sign surrounded by water.

We, the people of The United Methodist Church, are ministering to those affecting by recent flooding in Louisiana. Photo courtesy of Louisiana Conference of The United Methodist Church.

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From the Louisiana Conference of The United Methodist Church:

From the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR):

 

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) brings God’s hope, healing and renewal to people whose lives have been disrupted by war, conflict or natural disaster. UMCOR provides humanitarian relief and disaster response to people in more than 80 countries, including the United States.

After the flood waters have receded, wounds have been tended, basic needs met, and the world's attention has faded, The United Methodist Church continues to be present by providing ongoing assistance. UMCOR provides survivors not only temporary relief, but also long-term education, training, and support. While UMCOR cooperates with other aid organizations, the most important partners in the work of recovery are those being served.

Learn how you can help provide healing and recovery through your financial support»

 
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