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2013: Cleaning up after winds, flood

A November typhoon that left part of the Philippines in ruins was reminiscent of the 2004 South Asian tsunami while in the United States, tornado-prone Oklahoma witnessed the nation’s widest tornado on record and Colorado floodwaters cut off mountain towns for days. Read More

Radiation fear lingers after Japan quake

As Japanese Christians work at cleanup and monitoring, concerns mount beyond 'exclusion zone' surrounding nuclear plant. Read More

Japan’s Christians active in quake relief

One year later, assistance to those affected by Japan's March 11, 2011, "triple disaster" continues, with new opportunities for volunteer teams. Read More

Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

Japan was hit by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded on March 11, 2011. Read More

United Methodists Offer Prayers, Caring in Wake of Bridge Collapse

United Methodists across Minneapolis are standing in solidarity with victims and families in the aftermath. Read More

Christian and Muslim Relief Groups Form Landmark Global Aid Partnership

The partnership could result in approximately $15 million in direct relief to disaster, war and conflict-ridden areas. Read More

A young tsunami survivor poses in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. A UMNS photo by Paul Jeffrey, ACT International.

UMCOR readies start-up operations in Sri Lanka, Indonesia

The United Methodist Committee on Relief set up relief operations in Sri Lanka and Indonesia after to assist Asian tsunami survivors. Read More

The Rev. R. Randy Day surveys destroyed homes along the beach in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

United Methodist delegation comforts Indonesian church, bishop says

Indonesian bishop says United Methodist delegation visit after tsunami is a “great comfort.” Read More

Members of a United Methodist delegation pray during a visit to Banda Aceh, Indonesia, three weeks after the tsunami. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

Returning to Banda Aceh, pastor sees ‘unbelievable’ destruction

A delegation of United Methodists and Methodists from Indonesia surveyed the damage in Banda Aceh, one of the areas hardest hit by the Dec. 26, 2005, tsunami and earthquake. Read More

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