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The Rev. Jack  Amick (center) and Ciony Ayo-Eduarte (to Amick's left) join volunteers to load a truck at the offices of the United Methodist Committee on Relief in Manila with relief supplies for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Amick heads the relief agency's international disaster response and Ayo-Eduarte is UMCOR's manager for the Philippines. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

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The Rev. Jack Amick (center) and Ciony Ayo-Eduarte (to Amick's left) join volunteers to load a truck at the offices of the United Methodist Committee on Relief in Manila with relief supplies for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Amick heads the relief agency's international disaster response and Ayo-Eduarte is UMCOR's manager for the Philippines. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Responding to Disaster

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. 

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