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News & Features Archives 2012


February 2012

  • Midwest Tornadoes
    UMCOR is in contact with United Methodist conferences in the US Midwest that were affected by last night’s tornadoes that killed at least 11 and caused severe damage.
  • Pastor Sees Lives Change during Rebuilding
    After a fierce tornado tore through Hulaco, Alabama, last April, a part-time pastor’s background in construction and his compassion for his neighbors proved invaluable.

January 2012

  • Aid Reaches Fire Survivors in Chile
    After fire destroyed their homes, 140 Chilean families will receive food aid from UMCOR partner, the Methodist Humanitarian Aid Team.
  • UMCOR Names New Director of Global Health Programs
    UMCOR announced today that it has named Shannon Trilli to serve as the new director of the organization’s Global Health programs.
  • A Cry for Help
    Some 17 people died and many remain missing from an Islamic community near Iligan City, Philippines, following Typhoon Sendong.
  • Not Without Hope: Healed and Free
    All she wanted was a good paying job. Instead, Anna from Yerevan, Armenia, ended up enduring a traumatic five-month ordeal of forced prostitution in Dubai.
  • Impressed
    Thanks to an UMCOR Sudan-supported fish pond program, the members of Worok fish pond group in Kenyi Payam of Lainya County, Sudan can successfully harvest fresh fish to sell at the market.