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11 Apr 2011 description

By Linda Unger*

Stamford, Conn., April 12, 2011—During its semiannual board of directors meeting, the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) today approved significant funding to confront emergencies in Japan, Haiti, and Pakistan, and also advanced the process of defining a new vision for the organization.

11 May 2010 description



An international coalition of Methodist and ecumenical church groups have formed a partnership with the Methodist Church of Haiti (EMH) to address long-term development objectives in response to the crisis in Haiti.

Representatives met in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, April 19-22 for a roundtable discussion of EMH-defined priorities.

The priorities continue and expand work already under discussion in Port-au-Prince the very day of the earthquake, January 12, by representatives of some of the same groups present at …