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Disaster News

NOMADS Help Flood Victims

NOMADS have been helping out around the country with recovery efforts after the flooding in Indiana, Georgia and New Jersey.  In May and June of 2010, NOMADS have worked as OSMs (On Site Managers) in New Jersey.  OSMs serve as short term volunteer coordinators for teams sent out to assist in site cleanup and recovery operations.  We partner with UMCOR on domestic disaster sites around the country.  Please watch this website for more opportunities with disaster work in the areas affected by the ...

Earthquakes around the world

The recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile have left many people homeless and without the basic necessities of life.  NOMADS members, like so many countless other volunteers, want to help in any way we can.  Travel to Haiti or Chile requires special preparations and it is important that you understand the needs and requirements for travel to or working in either country.  Please check out the UMCOR web site where you will find a great deal of information regarding volunteering in Chile or Haiti ...

Hurricane Ike Recovery

The recovery work continues by the volunteers working with the Disaster Recovery Houston/Galveston folks in Texas.  NOMADS have contributed over 5,000 hours of labor to rebuild homes in Galveston this past year, during 22 weeks running from September 2009 through March 2010.  The work continues.  If you would like to help please contact Ms. Flanagan at vflanagan@txcumc.org or phone her at 832-895-6099.  RV parking is available but must be reserved in advance.  Please check out the Texas United ...

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