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Children outside a tent. Building Homes, Rebuilding Lives in El Salvador

UMCOR and its partners, The Methodist Church of El Salvador and ACT (Action by Churches Together, the relief and development arm of the World Council of Churches), are committed to long-term recovery, with a focus on rebuilding housing. Volunteers are needed.

   Please give to UMCOR Advance #511447 and designate "El Salvador Earthquake" on the memo line of your check. Give through your local United Methodist church or mail contributions to: UMCOR, 475 Riverside Dr., Room 330, New York, NY 10115. Call 1-800-554-8583 to make a credit card donation. One hundred percent of your gift goes to relief efforts in El Salvador. United Methodists' generous giving to the One Great Hour of Sharing, part of their ongoing contribution to mission around the world, supplements the cost of Advance gifts.

Photo: Children left homeless by January 2001's quake in Matazano, a remote village in Sonsonate. ACT partners in El Salvador have provided emergency relief assistance in Matazano and hundreds of other rural villages throughout the ravaged country. Paul Jeffrey/ACT


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El Salvador Earthquake, Advance #511447
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Photos Credit: Paul Jeffrey/ACT, El Salvador, February 2001.

The map(s) is in the public domain, adapted from one(s) obtained the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.