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Ohio churches continue providing tornado emergency relief

The Church of the Nazarene in Ohio has been working to help victims of a devastating storm that caused 21 separate tornadoes to touch down across 10 counties in late May. The high winds led to one fatality and sent dozens of injured people to local hospitals. Many roads, homes, barns, and other
02 Aug 2019
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Paraguay floods force thousands from homes

Paraguay declared a state of emergency after more than 40,000 people were displaced 9 May when torrential rain led to severe flooding. At least six people and nearly 450,000 farm animals were killed. Several Nazarene churches in the area were affected, including both the Isla Umbú Church of the
19 Jun 2019
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USA churches respond after tornados tear through Midwest

Nazarene churches throughout the Midwest USA are responding after dozens of tornadoes ripped through communities in late May. The two most violent tornadoes, which were rated EF4, hit the Kansas City, Missouri, and Dayton, Ohio, metropolitan areas. Bonner Springs experienced some of the worst
06 Jun 2019
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Bolivia landslide leaves 4 missing, 300 homeless

Nearly 70 homes were destroyed 30 April in a landslide that swept through La Paz, Bolivia. Major city roads have been closed off, more than 300 people are sleeping in tents at a local soccer field, and four people remain missing and are presumed to be trapped in the debris. The local Church of the
17 May 2019
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USA flood relief continues as water recedes

As the flooding in the United States Midwest begins to recede, local churches, districts, and Nazarene Compassionate Ministries representatives are conducting relief assessments. The states of Nebraska and Iowa so far received the greatest damage, though assessments will take place in other states
28 Mar 2019
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Nebraska church offers safety amid historic flooding

Image of Winslow, NE, taken from drone footage posted by Robert Layman on Facebook. More than 10 million people were under a flood warning across the Midwest after a bomb cyclone* and warming temperatures led to historic flooding this week. Photos taken by Fremont Church of the Nazarene. The rains
22 Mar 2019
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Cuba churches unite to serve storm victims

The Church of the Nazarene worked alongside other denominations to prepare and deliver food to communities affected by a recent storm with damaging winds. The volunteers assembled and delivered 80 boxes of food, but the number of storm victims significantly increased, so many victims only received
08 Feb 2019
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California churches offering shelter, meals amid wildfires

Hope Point Church of the Nazarene volunteers prepare barbeque for evacuees at the Oroville Shelter. (Oroville Church of the Nazarene Facebook photo) More than 230,000 acres of land have been burned over the past week in two California wildfires, the Camp Fire north of Sacramento and the Woolsey Fire
16 Nov 2018
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A long-term plan: Continued earthquake recovery in Nepal

On the foothills of the Himalayas, overlooking a valley dotted with rice fields and small-scale farms, sits a newly constructed earthquake-resistant classroom where 60 children are silently engrossed in their books. Sitting on the floor in small groups scattered around the large room, they complete
01 Nov 2018
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Thousands killed, injured in Indonesian double disaster

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island 28 September, triggering destructive tsunami waves as high as 6 meters (20 feet). More than 1,200 people were killed and 800 were seriously injured. The earthquake and subsequent waves damaged more than 65,000 homes and displaced more
03 Oct 2018
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