Disaster Response

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,… 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… 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… 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… Read More
7.1 Magnitude Earthquake strikes Central Philippines

Cebu Province, Philippines:   The Philippine Province of Cebu, about 570 kilometers (350 miles) south of Manila was rocked by… Read More
7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks New Zealand. Update Received From Local Nazarene Churches!

New Zealand:  In the early hours of Monday morning 14 November 2016, an earthquake measuring 7.5 shook the Canterbury region of… Read More
A Year After Super Typhoon Yolanda…What’s Happening?

Eastern Visayas Region, Philippines:  Tacloban City was one of the areas most devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) when it made… Read More
APNTS Joins First-Ever Metro Manila Shake Drill!

Manila, Philippines:  Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary (APNTS) participated in the very first Metro Manila Shake Drill, the largest earthquake drill in… Read More
Bank Error in Your Favor – Collect $815

[caption id="attachment_2767" align="alignright" width="300"] Hard hit Tacloban, Leyte, Central Philippines. The town was devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda.[/caption] In November… Read More
Basic Search and Rescue Training Camp, an avenue for learning and making Christlike disciples!

Benguet, Philippines: Nazarene Disaster Response (NDR) in coordination with the Philippine Field Office, hosted a six-day Intense Basic Search and… Read More
Bicol Region Recovery Underway from Christmas Day Typhoon

[caption id="attachment_13998" align="alignright" width="307"] Linao Church of the Nazarene[/caption] Bicol Region, Philippines: Christmas Day is typically a day of peace… Read More
Tropical Cyclone Winston Reaches Category 4/5 Status – Now Headed Directly for Fiji!

Kingdom of Tonga:  Melanesia South Pacific Field leadership is keeping a close eye on Tropical Cyclone Winston, which has been… 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! [caption id="attachment_3832" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo: news.com.au[/caption]… Read More
Church Responds in the Midst of Conflict in Southern Philippines

Southern Philippines:  On May 23, 2017, an armed-conflict erupted in a city in the southern part of the Philippines resulting… Read More
Church responds to those affected by volcanic eruption

Bicol, Philippines: On January 22, Mayon Volcano in the province of Albay in the Philippines erupted with heavy ashfall. Around… Read More
Contact Established with Potters and Isaacs on Vanuatu – They Are Safe!

Vanuatu, South Pacific: This evening an update was received from Harmon Schmelzenbach, Field Strategy Coordinator. Just got through to the… Read More
Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu Islands, Impacts Local Nazarenes!

Tropical Cyclone Pam, a category 5 storm, slammed into the Vanuatu islands on the Melanesia South Pacific Field late in… Read More
Cyclone Pam Update from Vanuatu.

Vanuatu, South Pacific Field:  On Tuesday (03/17), the  following report was received from Melanesia South Pacific Field Strategy Coordinator, Harmon Schmelzenbach.… Read More
Deadly Earthquake Strikes Southern Taiwan – Saturday PM Update

Tainan, Taiwan: According to earthquaketrack.com a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the southern region of Taiwan at 3:57 am, local time (19:57… Read More
Deadly floods sweep through South Asia

[caption id="attachment_15642" align="aligncenter" width="697"] Nazarenes provide disaster aid in Bangladesh[/caption]   Extraordinarily heavy monsoon rains have devastated areas in South… Read More
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… Read More
Discipling the Broken: A Compassionate Ministries Summit

Philippines: You are invited to the upcoming Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (NCM) Summits entitled, "Discipling the Broken." The first summit will… Read More
Earthquake and Tsunami Shakes Indonesia – UPDATE

Palu, Indonesia. On September 28, the people of Palu, Indonesia were beginning their weekend on the beach preparing for a… Read More
Earthquake in Mindanao – How You Can Respond, Updated!

Our Nazarene Disaster Response team just concluded their 2nd wave of psychological first aid and support program at Concepcion Elem.… Read More
Earthquake Strikes Osaka, Japan

[caption id="attachment_16540" align="alignright" width="415"] Photo Credit: Yohei Nishimura / AP[/caption] On the morning of 18 June 2018, an earthquake hit… Read More


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