Tuesday, November 12, 2013

UMCOR Begins Relief Effort in the Philippines

In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is actively mobilizing resources to respond to this latest and largest in a series of disasters to hit the Philippines over the past twelve months. Although an accurate casualty total is yet to be determined, it is clear that the destruction and disruption of lives due to Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, is massive.  Haiyan crashed into the Philippines on Friday, November 8. The initial response from UMCOR will involve the distribution of food and water purification tablets. You can support UMCOR’s relief and recovery work in the Philippines by designating a donation to Advance #982450.  All of your gift, 100 percent, will be used to help those in need. You may also donate online here

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