UCC Disaster Ministries
  • Spring Storm Season Starts Late but Strong

    UCC Disaster Ministries Responds to Spring 2014 Storms

    Tornadoes, flooding and severe storms have left dozens of communities devastated. Support the UCC Disaster Ministries response through giving to the "Emergency USA" fund.

  • Syrian Crisis Expands

    Syrian Crisis Expands

    The United Nations reports dire conditions for civilians caught in conflict. Violence continues to escalate in Syria, destroying the lives of civilians across the country.

  • UCC gears up response to Oklahoma Tornados

    UCC gears up response to Oklahoma Tornados

    The UCC joins with the people of Oklahoma as they mourn the deaths of loved ones and begin to comprehend the devastation left in the wake of tornados which struck the area on May 19-20.

  • UCC Responds to Superstorm Sandy

    UCC Responds to Superstorm Sandy

    Having done significant damage in the Caribbean, Hurricane Sandy crossed over Eastern North America and caused major power outages, flooding and damage to infrastructure and personal property. At least 65 deaths are attributed to Hurricane Sandy.

DISASTER UPDATES

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File In Case of Flood Climb to Safety
July 9, 2014
In Case of Flood Climb to Safety” is what I read on, what appeared to be, newly posted signs lining the road I traveled...
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File UCC Disaster Ministries Responds to U.S. Storms
July 3, 2014
Severe spring and early summer weather continue to affect several states throughout the U.S. as tornadoes, high winds,...
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File UCC Disaster Ministries supports flood relief in Burundi
July 1, 2014
Following heavy rains, in February, families suffered loss from flood waters that overwhelmed the city of Bujumbura...
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File UCC, Fuller Center growing partnership around disaster relief
June 18, 2014
The partnership between the UCC and the Fuller Center is poised to grow even further after a visit by nearly 50 bicyclists...
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File UCC Disaster Ministries responds in the Balkans
June 6, 2014
UCC Disaster Ministries has directed $7,500 to support the work of partner agency Church World Service in response to the...
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File The Spring Storm Season Starts Late but Strong
April 29, 2014
Starting Saturday April 26, severe thunderstorms and tornadoes have been hitting numerous states in the U.S. Midwest and...
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File Chile Earthquake Update
April 14, 2014
The April 1, 8.2 magnitude earthquake in northern Chile triggered a tsunami alert causing 972,457 people to evacuate
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File New UCC disaster ministries executive assessing recovery efforts around the world
April 4, 2014
As the point-person for disaster response for the United Church of Christ’s national offices, Zach Wolgemuth has quickly...
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File UCC chaplain at Fort Hood ministers to soldiers after shooting
April 3, 2014
A United Church of Christ chaplain stationed at Fort Hood Army base in Texas was at work well into the night, bravely...
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File “Bear One Another’s Burdens” Galatians 6:2a
April 2, 2014
On April 1, 2014 an 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile. A six-foot tsunami and several strong...
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I form light and create darkness, I make well-being and create calamity, I am the Lord, who does all these things.
Isaiah 45:7
CONTACT INFO

Rev. Mary Schaller Blaufuss
Team Leader, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland,Ohio 44115
216-736-3214
blaufusm@ucc.org

CONTACT INFO

Mr. Zachary Wolgemuth
Executive for UCC Disaster Ministries
United Church of Christ
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland,Ohio 44115
216-736-3211
wolgemuthz@ucc.org