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Volunteer training held in Spanish

UMCOR introduces new Spanish resources for TX disaster responders READ MORE

Insects spreading more diseases

Ticks, mosquito-borne illness more than doubled in less than 15 years

Volunteers address unmet needs

World Renew teams interview more than 500 survivors of Hurricane Harvey who are still seeking aid.

2016 floods still challenge survivors

Week of Compassion and INCARelief collaborate to rebuild damaged homes in Louisiana.

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10 ways churches plan for disasters

UMC insurer publishes disaster guide for local churches

Faith groups respond in Guatemala

Following the sudden volcanic eruption, the religious community finds ways to help.

Volunteers care for Hawaiian children

Team from Children's Disaster Services deployed to help volcano survivors.

What makes a community resilient?

Stanford University study explores how communities recover — or fail to recover — from disasters.

Volunteers rebuild island churches

American Baptist Home Mission Societies help Puerto Rico residents

Rebuilding lives in Puerto Rico

World Renew and ADRA team up with local partners to rebuild homes damaged by last year’s hurricanes

News Briefs

UT city's water contaminated

Flash flood infiltrates water supply with toxins in Panguitch

Lava bomb injures tourists

A boat carrying tourists off the Hawaiian coast was hit by lava Monday morning.