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Disaster Response Efforts
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.
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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.
March 3 – 9, 2024, is Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. Severe weather can range from thunderstorms, tornadoes, winter weather, and floods. Here are a few ways you can prepare your congregants and church for severe weather: Ready Congregants, Ready Churches & Ready Response Connecting Neighbors is a training course designed to help…
Join Disaster Ministries for a hands-on chainsaw safety course on January 20, 2024, from 9 am to 12 pm at MERCI. The course, led by Cullen Whitley, ISA Certified Arborist, NC Registered Forester, and Certified Hazard Tree Evaluator, will cover personal protective equipment, proper handling techniques, maintenance, and safety. Attendees can bring their own chainsaws…
Winter Weather Preparedness Week is December 3-9, 2023. Here are some ways you can prepare your home and church for the winter season: Prepare the property. Check to see what your insurance plan covers, how to file storm damage claims, and take an inventory of items and document their conditions. Create a disaster plan or…
October is Fire Prevention Month. Here are some resources that may be helpful in preparing your home: North Carolina Home Fire Campaign View resources on fire safety and information on fire alarms. Fire Prevention View resources and tips to prepare for home fires and wildfires. Fire Prevention Week The National Fire Prevention Association shares safety…
September is National Preparedness Month. The theme for 2023 is “Take Control in 1, 2, 3”. Here are a few ways you can prepare for hurricane season and other 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…
Thank you to all who have reached out to assist with disaster response efforts. NC Conference Disaster Ministries has connected with contacts across the Conference to assess needs and damages. So far, impacts have been localized damage, and there have not been Early Response needs requested. If your church sustained damages, please contact your District…
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