Disaster Relief

Covenanters in Kathmandu Staying Outside Following Latest Quake

Post a Comment » Written on May 15th, 2015     
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KATHMANDU, NEPAL (May 12, 2015) — Two Covenanters serving with Medical Teams International(MTI) in Kathmandu report that they are safe following a strong earthquake today.

Michaela Evans, Asia program coordinator for MTI, emailed family and supporters today that “All MTI



Nepal–relief now and preparation for monsoon rain

Post a Comment » Written on May 13th, 2015     
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neapl boyIn Nepal and India, urgent relief is still needed. We continue to provide the most urgent needed relief–medical care, shelter, household items. But, the rainy season is coming and those who have been devastated by the earthquake will be in …


Nurse: Nepal Disaster Area “Uncontrolled Chaos”

Post a Comment » Written on May 8th, 2015     
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KATHMANDU, NEPAL (May 6, 2015) – Nurse Sharon Tissell, a Covenanter volunteering with Medical Teams International in Nepal following the April 28 catastrophic earthquake was writing a report for the organization when the ground began to shake. It was yet …


Nepalese Attending Covenant Churches Grieve Tragedy

Post a Comment » Written on May 4th, 2015     
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nepal-earthquake-response-logoGRAND RAPIDS, MI (April 29, 2015) — Ram Aryal, Thornapple Covenant Church’s minister to the Nepalese-speaking community, said today that many family members living in his native country have been forced from their homes by Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake that …


Special Disaster Relief Fund for Nepal Established

Post a Comment » Written on April 28th, 2015     
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CHICAGO, IL (April 27, 2015) – Local partners in Nepal already are using funds from Covenant World Relief to provide assistance to survivors of the earthquake that has claimed the lives of nearly 4,000 people so far.

A special CWR