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Disaster Response Efforts
Currently, there are no active Early Response Team or volunteer opportunities in the NC Conference. All of our recovery centers are now closed.
We encourage teams to consider UMCOR supported out-of-conference requests for assistance. If you choose to respond to one of these out-of-conference invitations, please notify the NC Conference Disaster Response Coordinator, Ann Huffman.
Alabama-West Florida Conference
Support the tornado response efforts in the Alabama-West Florida Conference.
Florida & South Carolina Conferences
Support the Hurricane Ian recovery efforts in the Florida and South Carolina Conferences.
Assist the Hurricane Laura and Ida recovery efforts in Louisiana.
North Carolina Conference
Support the local churches and community needs in Moore County.
Western NC Conference
Help repair and rebuild homes affected by Tropical Storm Fred in Haywood County.
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NC Conference Disaster Ministries needs your help and your support as we work to rebuild homes, communities, and lives in the wake of recent disasters.
Stories of generosity in the midst of disaster. Listen to episodes of the NC Conference Disaster Ministries podcast.
We are deeply saddened and horrified that a reportedly intentional act of vandalism on Saturday, Dec. 2, has cut electric power to approximately 45,000 households in Moore County within the Fairway District of the North Carolina Conference. This is an especially heinous act, leaving people without heat amid low to freezing December temperatures. Our hearts…
The devastating winds and flooding caused by Hurricane Ian in late September impacted many homes and lives. As the emergency response phase ended in Florida, Early Response Team (ERT) volunteers from the NC Conference traveled to Fort Myers to support the Florida Conference’s disaster recovery efforts. A team of five volunteers arrived in Florida on…
Currently, there are no active Early Response Team volunteer opportunities in the NC Conference. Disaster Ministries continues to monitor weather events and will post updates if needs arise. We encourage teams to consider UMCOR-supported out-of-conference requests for assistance. Please contact the NC Conference Disaster Response Coordinator, Ann Huffman, if you plan to volunteer. Out-of-Conference Disaster…
September is National Preparedness Month. Disaster Ministries offers Early Response Team and Connecting Neighbors training courses to help you learn how to prepare and respond to disasters. Here are a few steps your church can take to be prepared. Disclaimer: The information provided in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and should…
In partnership with the Florida Conference, NC Conference Disaster Ministries was awarded a grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Environmental Sustainability Unit to build a mobile solar power disaster response trailer. The trailer will be used by Early Response Teams (ERTs) responding in impacted communities when power is unavailable. Teams from NC…
The North Carolina Conference has assembled and delivered UMCOR cleaning and menstrual hygiene kits to the Kentucky Conference to help those affected by the devastating flood last month. The Kentucky Conference is in need of hygiene and menstrual hygiene kits. MERCI will host an UMCOR Kit Packing Event on Friday, August 19, at 9 am.…
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