Nazarene Disaster Response

Typhoon Rammasun Reaches Category IV Strength, Vietnam / China in Path!

Southeast Asia: Typhoon Rammasun has passed the Philippines leaving at least 38 dead and much destruction in its wake.  It is reported to have impacted Manila with some of the strongest winds since 2006. Rammasun… Read More

Manila and Central Philippines Takes Direct Hit from Typhoon Rammasun – Situation Update – Prayers Needed

Trees were down at APNTS but no injuries or significant building damage were reported. Manila, Philippines:  Typhoon Rammasun (locally known as Glenda) swept across the Philippines on Wednesday, July 16th, leaving… Read More

Schools and Embassies Close, Evacuation Orders Issued as Typhoon Rammasun Makes Direct Path to Philippines!

Manila, Philippines.  Schools and embassies have closed and many evacuation orders have been issued, as Typhoon Rammasun, (locally known as Glenda) heads toward the Philippines. Manila flooding that resulted from rains in… Read More

Typhoon Neoguri Downgraded from Cat 5 to 4, Japan Braces For Arrival!

Update: 8-July-2014 Typhoon Neoguri has been downgraded from a Category 5 to 4 storm over the past 12 hours.  Please Continue to pray.  You can see updates at this link:   Japan: The Asia-Pacific Region… Read More

6.3 Magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Tonga!

Tonga, South Pacific:  The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake has struck northeast of the Tongan capital, Nuku'alofa, at around 7pm local time and registered a magnitude of 6.5.   There are no current… Read More

Local Nazarene Church initiates disaster response in wake of flash floods!

White River Church before flood Honiara, Solomon Islands:  After torrential rainfall struck the Solomon Islands, a series of flash floods over April 3rd and 4th left thousands homeless and at least… Read More

Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Ita, batters Australia’s northeastern coast!

Queensland, Australia:  Yet another major cyclone is battering a nation on the Asia-Pacific Region! Photo: news.com.au All eyes are on Tropical Cyclone Ita, as it makes landfall on Australia's northeastern coast.… Read More

P2,000,000 Partnership Established with NGO from Singapore for Typhoon Yolanda Recovery!

Central Philippines: Word was received on April 7th, of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) being signed between Nazarene Disaster Response (NDR) and Humanitarian Assistance Network for Disaster (HAND), a Christian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in… Read More

Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Nazarene Disaster Response Update from Manila

In the early morning hours of November 8th, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Yolanda, made landfall in the Central Philippines. Reported as the most powerful storm ever to make landfall and definitely the… Read More

Volunteer Information for Ongoing Typhoon Relief Efforts – Philippines

With the incredible global response of volunteers and the difficult logistics, lack of vehicles, requirements for boat transportation, security, sanitation and potable water issues, it has been quite challenging but we are now moving forward.… Read More