Supporting Communities in Times of Emergency
Disasters occur unexpectedly all over the world. To help neighbors cope in difficult circumstances, the World Mission Society Church of God provides relief, being committed to giving aid in times of trouble and uncertainty.
Church of God volunteers have participated in various disaster preparedness educations such as community emergency response team (CERT) training and emergency preparedness training. Moreover, to facilitate national and international disaster relief efforts, the Church of God has worked with the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (UN CERF), the National Guard, and various emergency relief departments.
Puerto Rico is characterized by its beautiful scenery, beaches and welcoming people. But, in January 2020, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit the southwestern part of the island. This disaster impacted
Volunteers of the Churches of God on the East Coast hosted a disaster relief drive in response to Hurricane Maria effects in Puerto Rico.
About 250 ASEZ volunteers and students participated in the NYS Citizen Preparedness Training at Lehman College. The National Guard presented what to do in the case of an emergency.