Nazarene Disaster Response

Tropical Storm Sarika Expected to Make Landfall and Typhoon Status in Philippines

Manila, Philippines: Tropical Storm Sarika is currently off the east coast of the Philippines, tracking westerly.  It is anticipated that it will reach typhoon status in the early morning hours of Saturday, continuing its track over… Read More

Typhoon Chaba Lashes South Korea- Your Prayers are Needed!

South Korea: Our prayers go out to South Korea as Typhoon Chaba left a trail of destruction in the cities of Busan, Ulsan and Jeju Island. Photo credit: AccuWeather.com The typhoon hit South… Read More

Hurricane Matthew Hits Hard- The Church is Responding

Nazarene Compassionate Ministries: On Monday night, Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti with maximum sustained winds of 145 miles per hour, causing devastation and chaos before pushing across the eastern tip of Cuba. Massive amounts of rain… Read More

Typhoon Meranti Pummels Taiwan and China, Another One On the Way- Please Pray!

Asia-Pacific: Typhoon Meranti left devastation and ruin in Asia-Pacific, particularly in Taiwan and China. Storm damage is seen near Fugang fishing port in Southern Taiwan. Considered as a super typhoon, Typhoon Meranti hit… Read More

Multiple Storms Churning Across the Globe – Please Commit to Pray!

Regional Announcement: Eyes are on the storms churning in both the Atlantic and the Pacific! Please commit to pray for those who are in the path of these storms. "...Then He got up and rebuked… Read More

6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Myanmar

Bagan, Central Myanmar:  At 5:04pm local time, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck the central region of Myanmar near the ancient city of Bagan. Reportedly occurring at a depth of 84 kilometers, the quake was felt… Read More

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