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The Rev. Jose Umali (right) tries ham radio equipment during a lecture to clergy and laity in the Philippines.  Photo courtesy of Gladys Mangiduyos

Filipino ‘ham’ radio operators train for disasters

Seminars sponsored by United Methodist Communications designed to help fill gap when the power fails. Read More

After Typhoon Hagupit, a family in Taft in the province of Eastern Samar sits by a sign that says buligi kami, which translates “Help us please.” Photo by Marlon Paano Lasaca

Swift evacuations show lessons learned from Haiyan

Education and preparedness saved lives in Typhoon Hagupit. Read More

A chain of people linking Venice Park United Methodist Church and a family’s home being rebuilt by United Methodist project, A Future With Hope. Photo courtesy of the Greater New Jersey Conference.

A ‘chain of hope’ two years after Hurricane Sandy

People join hands along a street in Atlantic City, New Jersey between a local church and a home being rebuilt by A Future With Hope. Read More

Preparing disaster relief buckets in Wanchese, North Carolina. Photo by Bill Norton, North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Top 4 worst and best ways to help after a disaster

As we watch news of devastating U.S. storms, we immediately want to help. Learn how to couple compassion with good judgment to support survivors. Read More

When disaster hits: Churches must prepare

Texas tornados left six dead, many homeless. Learn how UMCOR, annual conferences provide disaster response training. Read More

When disaster hits: Lessons from others

As tornadoes and floods challenge churches, one clergywoman says, "People do not recover without support, nudging and compassion." Read More

Disaster recovery: Harvest reaps blessings

The tornado gave church new opportunity to reinvent itself, learn from past, embrace a brighter future, says Alabama pastor. Read More

Disaster recovery: Minot celebrates beginnings

"The flood changed my entire ministry here," says the Rev. Debra Ball-Kilbourne, pastor of Faith United Methodist Church. Read More

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