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Philippines Typhoon: The Church Responds

Typhoon HaiyanTyphoon Haiyan, possibly the strongest storm ever to make landfall, battered parts of the Philippines on Friday, November 8, 2013.

With sustained winds of 195 mph, the category 5 storm cut a swath of devastation across the tip of Cebu and tore through the three large island provinces of Samar, Leyte and Bohol.  

UMCOR, the relief agency of The United Methodist Church, is working with partners in the Philippines to provide assistance following the typhoon.

United Methodists across the globe are in solidarity with the people in the Philippines and all those affected, offering prayers, support and aid.

Click on this link to see a special message from the makers of “Chuck Knows Church” concerning aid efforts in the Philippines.

Read the latest news about the Church’s commitment to long-term recovery efforts.  Donate to the cause at UMCOR’s website: Disaster Response, International (#982450): Typhoon Haiyan (sub-designation).

You can also text the word UMCOR to 80888 to give an immediate $10 donation.

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