Nazarene Disaster Response

Super Typhoon Nepartak Update from Taiwanese Leaders

Taiwan / China:  After landfall on July 8th, 2016, Super Typhoon Nepartak made its way across the island nation of Taiwan, leaving a fairly significant amount of destruction, with reportedly 3 people killed and more… Read More

Updates Received From Taiwan as Super Typhoon Nepartak Passes Overhead

Taiwan:  Throughout the course of Thursday night and Friday (local time) we have been receiving reports from our church leadership regarding the conditions in Taiwan. Taiwan’s first major tropical storm of the season made landfall… Read More

Taiwan Braces for Landfall of Super Typhoon Nepartak

Taiwan:  The Taiwanese Government and people continue to brace for the landfall of the Region's first Super Typhoon of the 2016 season. As of mid afternoon Thursday, Nepartak was packing sustained winds of 175 mph… Read More

Nepartak (Butchoy) Hits Super Typhoon Status – Heading Directly Toward Taiwan

Asia-Pacific Region:  The first category 5-equivalent storm of the northwest pacific typhoon season, Super Typhoon Nepartak (locally known as Butchoy) has reached sustained winds of 160 mph (257 kph) with gusts of 195 mph (314… Read More

Tropical Storm Nepartak Building to Typhoon Status in Western Pacific

Asia-Pacific Region:  As of Monday morning, July 4th, PHT,  tropical storm Nepartak was located in the Western Pacific south west of Guam, moving on a northwesterly track, expected to reach typhoon strength by Tuesday morning.… Read More

7.0 Earthquake Strikes Off Shores of Vanuatu – South Pacific. *** Update from Field

Vanuatu:  A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Vanuatu in the early morning hours (06:33am) local time on Friday, the 29th of April (3:33pm EDT on Thursday 28th of April.) There were preliminary… Read More

Message from South America Regional Director – Special Prayer for Ecuador April 25-May 1

South America: Below is a special message from South America Regional Director Christian Sarmiento. Let us all join him and the rest of the world in prayer for our brothers and sisters in Ecuador. Find out… Read More

Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador – Special Video Report

WMC NEWS : Japan, Ecuador Earthquake (April2016) from Asia-Pacific Nazarene on Vimeo. How to help Pray Please pray for local church leaders as they lead the disaster response efforts. Pray for those grieving the loss… Read More

7.0 Earthquake Hits Southern Japan. *** UPDATE – Reports from Japan Pastors

Japan:  At approximately 01:25am on Saturday, April 16th, another major earthquake struck southern Japan. See end of story for updates from Japan Pastors The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the latest quake struck just west-southwest of… Read More

Western Side of “Ring of Fire” Rocked by Earthquakes – Please Pray!

Asia-Pacific Region:  Multiple significant earthquakes and subsequent aftershocks rocked the western side of the Asia-Pacific Ring of Fire Thursday, April 14th. Vanuatu (6.4), Myanmar (6.9), and Japan (6.2) have been the most heavily affected in… Read More