Hurricane Irma spares Haiti, but island nation still impacted

Friday, October 6, 2017

What happens when a country is hit by one vicious disaster after the other? Hurricane Irma—the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean—didn’t end up hitting…

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Supporting hope in Cuba

Friday, September 29, 2017

Bonnie Klassen remembers the haunting, howling wind. “It was a deep, threatening growl. I had knots in my stomach,” she says. “That wind was purely destructive.” Klassen, MCC’s…

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MCC responds to devastating Mexico City earthquake

Friday, September 22, 2017

MCC is responding to the two earthquakes which ravaged Mexico, including the 7.1-magnitude quake that hit southern Mexico near Atencingo, Puebla state, causing significant damage in Mexico City…

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MDS monitoring Alberta fires

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Click here to read a May 12 update from MDS.  Fires in and around the northern Alberta city of Fort McMurray has Mennonite Disaster Service Alberta Unit and…

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MCC asks for donations to respond to Ecuador earthquakes

Thursday, April 21, 2016

MCC is requesting donations to support its response to the recent earthquakes in Ecuador. MCC will work with Iglesia Evangélica Menonita Ecuatoriana to shape its relief efforts.

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Syrian conflict continues to displace millions, Foodgrains Bank responding

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A photo of a dead child washed up on shore. Crowds of refugees walking towards safety in Europe. Overcrowded boats filled with frightened families.

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Two months after Nepal earthquake

Friday, June 26, 2015

As the monsoon season begins in Nepal, the main priority for people affected by the Apr. 25, 2015, earthquake is shelter.

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MCC appeals for help in responding to Nepal earthquake

Monday, April 27, 2015

Mennonite Central Committee appeals for the support of Canadians to respond to the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Apr. 25, 2015. MCC has long-term local…

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MCC responds to Typhoon Haiyan

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is responding to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, providing funding for relief, supporting the initial assessment team of an MCC partner organization, and working with partners to determine needs for longer-term recovery.

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