Disaster Response: Kansas and Nebraska Tornadoes


Over the weekend, several tornadoes touched down in Kansas and Nebraska. The most severe damage occurred in the city of Andover, near Wichita, where up to 1,000 structures may have been affected according to officials.
  • Please do not self-deploy unless asked. Conference Disaster Response Coordinator (CDRC) Scott Burdin will notify local church ERT teams if Great Plains requests assistance from outside their conference. If you have questions, please contact CDRC Scott Burdin at sburdin@moumethodist.org.
  • The best way for you and your church to immediately serve is by giving financially. Support the UMCOR disaster response by donating at https://umcmission.org/advance-project/901670 or giving to the Missouri Conference Advance Special (7465) Disaster Response via the Special Advance Form (and write “Great Plains” in the memo line) or online portal. Checks can be mailed to Missouri Annual Conference, 3601 Amron Ct., Columbia, MO 65202.