Three months after parts of Cumbria were devastated by floods, the Methodist Church has insisted that its inhabitants must not be forgotten. They also announced that a Methodist appeal has raised £74,432 to help those affected.
Development organisations are distributing emergency food aid, bottled water and hygiene kits to thousands of Honduran families who have been forced to flee their homes after nearly three weeks of torrential rain.
As the flooding in the Midwest continues to spread, Christian relief agency World Vision is dispatching truckloads of emergency supplies to Iowa and sending a staff team to assess the needs of affected families.
As churches from around the world gear up to respond to the Southern Africa flood emergency, the Methodist Church in Britain is sending a solidarity grant of £30,000 to provide support for the victims of the disaster.
The UK-based international development agency Christian Aid is launching an appeal to help more than 20 million people in India and Bangladesh who have been affected by the worst flooding there in living memory.
More than 150 people have died and 20 million have been displaced from heavy floods in south Asia. Reports estimate more than 12 million people in India, 5.5 million in Bangladesh and 750,000 in Nepal are affected.