Disaster Response

Sunday AM Vanuatu Team Update – Serious Devastation, Much Prayer and Partnership Needed.

Port Vila, Vanuatu, South Pacific:  The following report has been provided from the Melanesia South Pacific Field Strategy Coordinator, Harmon… 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
Vanuatu Takes Direct Hit From Category 5 Cyclone Pam – Field Strategy Coordinator Update.

Vanuatu,  Melanesia South Pacific Field:   On Friday afternoon / evening, the nation of Vanuatu sustained a direct hit by… Read More
Nazarene Disaster Response in Full Swing as Relief is Provided in Aftermath of Typhoon Hagupit!

Central Philippines:  Nazarene Disaster Response  teams are in full swing across the Central Philippines as they conduct assessments and respond… Read More
Tuesday 12/09 Hagupit Update. Nazarenes on the Move!

Central Philippines:  We are truly praising God for His protection of the Philippines from Typhoon Hagupit.  In these immediate days… Read More
Monday 12/08 AM Typhoon Hagupit Update

Manila, Philippines:  As this feature image from our Nazarene Church in Tacloban proclaims, "Great is Thy Faithfulness!" The Lord has… Read More
Typhoon Hagupit – Sunday 12/07 AM Update. Initial Reports from Field.

Manila, Philippines:  Thank you for your prayers on behalf of the many Pacific Islanders who are in the path of… Read More
Families Evacuating, Churches Becoming Shelters, as Typhoon Hagupit Approaches

Central Philippines:  Reports are being received from the Central Philippines of families evacuating, our churches becoming shelters, and stores now… Read More
Super Typhoon Hagupit Weakening, But Still A Very Dangerous Storm

Philippines, Friday Morning, 12/05, 10:30 am PHT: Due to upper wind shears and a changing high pressure ridge, computer models are… Read More
Typhoon Hagupit Reaches Super Typhoon Status

Manila, Philippines:  The attention of Nazarene Disaster Response and Nazarene Compassionate Ministries is focused on the Central Pacific where Typhoon… Read More
Tropical Storm Hagupit Developing in Pacific – Forecast to Become Typhoon with Philippines in Path!

Western Pacific / Micronesia:  The Nazarene Disaster Response and Nazarene Compassionate Ministries teams are keeping a cautious eye on Tropical… 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
Nazarene Disaster Response Prepares Relief to Areas Hit Hard by Typhoon Rammasun

Manila, Philippines: While Typhoon Rammasun has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) the effects of this storm are still… Read More
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… Read More
Manila and Central Philippines Takes Direct Hit from Typhoon Rammasun – Situation Update – Prayers Needed

[caption id="attachment_4470" align="alignright" width="300"] Trees were down at APNTS but no injuries or significant building damage were reported.[/caption] Manila, Philippines:… 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… 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… 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,… Read More
Local Nazarene Church initiates disaster response in wake of flash floods!

[caption id="attachment_3864" align="alignleft" width="150"] White River Church before flood[/caption] Honiara, Solomon Islands:  After torrential rainfall struck the Solomon Islands, a… 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
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… 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… 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… Read More


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