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On December 10 and 11, several tornadoes caused extensive damage in Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, and Tennessee. As the Conferences in these states assess the damage, develop response and recovery plans, and while we await an invitation to respond, NC Conference Disaster Ministries has offered to lend a laundry trailer and other equipment that…
Here are steps you can take to prepare for the winter months ahead: 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. Prepare Your Property Weatherize your home to keep the cold air out…
Early Response Teams (ERT) help make homes safe and sanitary after a natural disaster. Register for an upcoming course below to learn how to muck out homes, tarp roofs, and safely remove debris. Basic ERT Class: Cost $30 January 15, 2022 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at Oceanview UMC8400 E. Oak Island Dr, Oak Island,…
In 2019, Hurricane Dorian caused severe flooding on the island of Ocracoke that measured much higher than previous storms, like Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Ocracoke UMC suffered damage in several areas of its building and in the church parsonage. On November 21, 2021, Ocracoke UMC held their first worship service in the sanctuary, 26 months…
Here are a few steps you or caregivers can take to help older adults prepare for natural disasters: 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. Emergency Contact Information Create a list of…
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…
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