UMCOR/GBGM STAFF FOUND ALIVE AFTER 55 HOURS IN RUBBLE
Reports from Haiti indicated that three staff members of the General Boardof Global Ministries have been found and are alive after 55 hours in therubble of the Hotel Montana in Haiti. Sam Dixon, head of the UnitedMethodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), Clint Rabb, leader of the missionvolunteer office, and James Gulley, an UMCOR consultant were among a groupof persons found on the evening of January 14.
They were in Haiti to extendhealth ministries when the earthquake struck on January 12. We understand that Dixon and Rabb both sustained injuries and were beingtaken at midnight to the hospital. We thank all who joined with us in prayer. Further bulletins will be issuedas information become available. The people of Haiti continue to suffer in the wake of the strong earthquake.The work of relief and rehabilitation will take many months. Please join us in that effort.