The world is experiencing one of the highest concentration of disasters, in recent times. Various populations confront extreme child malnutrition, even starvation. More people are displaced now than ever before.  Many communities face weeks, if not months of waiting for weather to calm and repairs to begin.

Lives all across the globe are being ripped apart by conflict, earthquakes, severe storms, flooding, and drought. When the cameras leave, and the world turns it’s head, Lutheran Disaster Response stays behind to make sure that “the least of these,” are provided a chance at a “new normal.”

Through dedicated colleagues, trusted partners, our network of affiliates and companion churches, we have presence and knowledge of the needs at the local level. Your gifts are urgently needed for rapid and flexible response. We cannot do this important work without you.

Through Lutheran Disaster Response, your gifts will provide help and hope in the face of devastation. Thanks to a generous donor, your gift now will be matched – dollar for dollar – until we reach $100,000.

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Continue to pray for the people affected by disaster, may God’s healing presence comfort them in their time of need.


Your gifts to Lutheran Disaster Response will be will be matched – dollar for dollar – until we reach $100,000.


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