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Tropical Storm Fred caused catastrophic flooding in western NC, particularly in Haywood, Buncombe, and Transylvania counties. Churches in those counties from the Western NC Conference of The UMC stepped up to begin helping members of their congregations and communities in the initial stages of relief. NC Conference Disaster Ministries contacted the Western NC Conference of…
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? We are in need of volunteers to help repair damage in a parsonage in the Sanford Circuit. Teams of up to 12 are invited to volunteer for a day trip to repair flooring and cabinets. Overnight housing can be arranged if needed. Read Disaster Ministries volunteer COVID-19 guidelines. …
October 3 – 9, 2021 is National Fire Prevention Week. Here are a few steps you can take to prepare for home fires and wildfires: Disclaimer: The information provided in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Please contact your insurance company for more information.…
In August, Tropical Storm Fred entered the Western NC Conference of The United Methodist Church. The Cruso and Canton areas in Haywood County received over 16 inches of rain within 24 hours that caused a devastating rock slide and mountain flooding, impacting over 800 homes. The Western NC Conference began to respond to the areas…
The Western NC Conference of The UMC invited NC Conference ERTs to help respond to flooding from Tropical Storm Fred. Teams will muck out homes and remove debris. Currently, five teams from our Conference have signed up to volunteer. Early Response Teams work for up to three days. Housing will be provided, but teams will…
September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). The theme this year is “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” Throughout the month of September, we will share preparation tips and resources from Ready.gov. The topics include making a plan, building a kit, preparing for disasters, and preparing youth. Visit our preparation page…
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