Jan 17, 2015

The Jan. 12, 2010, 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti left more than 200,000 dead; displaced 1.5 million and damaged or destroyed some 300,000 buildings. The United Methodist Church, which lost mission agency staff in the quake, was among those who rushed to respond. Over the years members have participated in relief efforts and long-term recovery plans for sustainable development. Some $45 million in donations to the United Methodist Committee on Relief has supported that response.  Learn More