Tag Archive: Recovery

2 UMCOR grants to aid Matthew, Florence hurricane recovery efforts

Dec. 13, 2018 The South Carolina Conference has been awarded two UMCOR grants totaling more than $825,000 – one to wrap up disaster recovery work on homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew, and another to launch disaster recovery efforts in the wake of this year’s Hurricane Florence. The United Methodist Committee on Relief Board of Directors on …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/2-umcor-grants-to-aid-matthew-florence-hurricane-recovery-efforts/

Long-Term Recovery Group training set for Nov. 27

Nov. 12, 2018 The South Carolina Conference and UMCOR have scheduled a free training opportunity for those interested in helping develop a Long-Term Recovery Group in Chesterfield, Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties – among the areas hardest by flooding in the wake of Hurricane Florence. The training is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 27, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/long-term-recovery-group-training-set-for-nov-27/

UMCSC, UMCOR set training to help churches prepare for disaster

The South Carolina Conference and UMCOR have scheduled two free training opportunities aimed at helping local churches develop a disaster response plan and better position themselves to respond when disaster strikes. “Connecting Neighbors” – scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 28 at Macedonia UMC in Mullins and Nov. 29 at First UMC in Conway – …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/connecting-neighbors-training/

Volunteers needed for S.C. disaster recovery

Whether you can help for a couple of days or a week. Whether you have an experienced team or you want to come alone and work alongside new friends. Whether you are young or old, experienced or not, local or out-of-state. Your time and talents are needed to help the hundreds of South Carolina families …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/more-volunteers-needed-for-s-c-flood-recovery/

Hurricane Florence: Coping after a natural disaster

The HealthFlex Employee Assistance Program includes a free resource available to everyone in the South Carolina Annual Conference – regardless of whether you are on a HealthFlex plan or not. “Coping After A Natural Disaster” is a guide offered by Optum Inc. that walks you through what is available in the Employee Assistance Program, including: …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/hurricane-florence-coping-after-a-natural-disaster/

Bishop: ‘We’ve got resources, people to rally’ for SC flood victims

How can you help? Volunteers are desperately needed to serve on or with Early Response Teams at all times. For more information, contact Matt Brodie at 803-786-9486 Ext. 261 or mbrodie@umcsc.org. Donate financially to the S.C. Conference’s disaster relief efforts and to UMCOR’s Advance U.S. Disaster Response, which allows the United Methodist Committee on Relief to …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/bishop-weve-got-resources-people-to-rally-for-sc-flood-victims/

Donate this, not that — best ways to help when disaster strikes

By Susan Kim umcor.org There’s no set-in-stone guide to appropriate giving, since every disaster is different and needs change every day. But in the spirit of educating donors, the United Methodist Committee on Relief presents “Donate This, Not That!” These guidelines are based on recommendations of seasoned responders from many areas of the country. Need …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/donate-this-not-that-the-best-ways-you-can-help-when-disaster-strikes/

Work continues in Manning after SC Flood

Manning SC – The Benbo home in Manning, SC was severely damaged after the historic flooding in SC.  Recovery teams from all over the country have given their time, efforts and skill to helping the Benbo family recovery. North Augusta, United Methodists mucked-out the house after the flood. While Manning Early Response Teams placed a tarp on the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/7745-2/

Housing for teams tops list of flood needs

By Jessica Brodie. Nearly four months after the South Carolina flood, the conference’s disaster recovery team is settling into a new reality—one steeped largely in outreach, needs assessment and a massive web of disaster coordination across the state. Read more by Jessica Brodie in the Advocate, here. http://www.advocatesc.org/2016/01/housing-for-teams-tops-list-of-flood-needs/

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/housing-for-teams-tops-list-of-flood-needs/

Hispanic resources for Flood victims.

While South Carolina continues to recovery from devastating floods, many of our hispanic / Latino neighbors continue to need assistance. The South Carolina United Methodist conference, in connections with the Hispanic Task force have created several resources to help the hispanic population with the flood recovery. First is our Hispanic disaster response hotline number. 1-844-344-2270 (Para …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/hispanic-resources-for-flood-victims/

Older posts «