Nazarene Disaster Response

Disaster Response Team Reports from Zamboanga City

Zamboanga City, Philippines: Philippine-Micronesia Field Strategy Coordinator, Stephen Gualberto along with regional Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Coordinator David Harris and field staff, arrived safely in Zamboanga City as the second wave of Nazarene Disaster Response. He… Read More

Nazarene Disaster Response Team Arrives in Zamboanga

Number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) is increasing daily. Zamboanga City, Philippines: The six member Nazarene Disaster Reponse (NDR) Team has arrived safely in Zamboanga City. The Philippine Department of Social Work… Read More

Nazarene Disaster Response Team Now Enroute to Zamboanga Conflict

Zamboanga City, Philippines:  As of Monday, September 16th, a Nazarene Disaster Response (NDR) team, comprised of six Philippine Nationals representing the Eastern Visayas and Western Mindanao Districts, is enroute to the major area of conflict… Read More

Nazarenes Fleeing as Armed Conflict Escalates in Southern Philippines

Armed Conflict in Zamboanga City has Nazarenes evacuating. Photo Credit: News.yahoo.com *** Updates as they become available are at the end of the story. Zamboanga City, Philippines:  In the early morning… Read More

Feet in the mud…local churches put action to Christ’s words…”Love your neighbor as yourself.”

On Saturday, August 24th, churches from the Southern Tagalog District put into action Christ's command to "love your neighbor as yourself," as they once again returned to Bacao, an area hit especially hard by last… Read More

Sixty families helped by Nazarene Disaster Response Team in hard hit Bacao, Philippines.

Bacao, Philippines: After four days of monsoonal rains, reported to be the heaviest in recorded history, Nazarene Disaster Response personnel from the Philippine Field Office, along with District Leadership were finally able to get out… Read More

Heavy rains begin to taper, Nazarene Compassionate Ministries responding to Cavite Province with relief supplies.

Heaviest rains in recorded history in Philippines start to taper. Flooding widespread. photo by The Nation. The monsoonal rains falling in the Philippines since Sunday began to taper Wednesday morning.  … Read More

Heaviest rains on record hit Manila, falling at more than 1 inch per hour. 60% of Manila submerged.

Officials are reporting that more than 60% of the capitol, Manila, is submerged. Manila, Philippines: Heavy Monsoon rains have continued to pound the Philippines for the third straight day as officials… Read More

Work and Witness from Michigan in the midst of the storm!

Team meets in front of APNTS original Chapel   Manila, Philippines: August 6th was an exciting day in Manila as another Work and Witness team arrived to work on the campus… Read More

Nazarene Disaster Response heads to Northern Philippines

Manila, Philippines:  Philippine Field Office volunteers and staff met at the field office in Manila Wednesday evening to pack bags of rice for Nazarene families displaced by Tyhpoon Labuyo.  Work and Witness Team members from… Read More