2016 Press Releases

Episcopal Relief & Development and Against Malaria Foundation Target Universal Mosquito Net Coverage in Ghana

Episcopal Relief & Development and its Ghanaian partner ADDRO (the Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization) are working with UK-based Against Malaria Foundation (AMF) to distribute more than 2.6 million mosquito nets in Ghana.

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Episcopal Relief & Development Launches $500,000 Holiday Matching Gift Challenge

Through the end of December, Episcopalians and friends are invited to participate in Episcopal Relief & Development’s 2016 Holiday Matching Gift Challenge. With generous support from a group of exceptionally committed donors, gifts to any listed fund during this time will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $500,000. The match amount benefits the Global Needs Fund, sending help where it is most needed to fight poverty, hunger, disease and disasters worldwide.

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Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to Hurricane Matthew

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting disaster response efforts in Haiti and several Episcopal dioceses in the United States following Hurricane Matthew, which blasted through the Caribbean as a Category 4 storm before moving up the Atlantic coast and causing damage from Florida through southern Virginia.

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Congregations Prepare for Advent and Support Episcopal Relief & Development with Gifts for Life

Congregations across The Episcopal Church are preparing for the holiday season with Advent resources and gift ideas featuring Gifts for Life, Episcopal Relief & Development’s alternative giving catalog.

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Episcopal Relief & Development and Islamic Relief USA Announce Pathbreaking Partnership on Gender-Based Violence in Liberia

Episcopal Relief & Development and Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) have launched a partnership to increase engagement among Christian and Muslim faith leaders to end gender-based violence (GBV) in Liberia.

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Episcopal Relief & Development Supports California Fire Response

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the disaster response efforts of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, where crews have recently contained the Blue Cut fire in the hills north of San Bernardino.

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Gulf Coast Episcopal Dioceses Respond to Severe Flooding

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting diocesan leaders along the Gulf Coast who are coordinating flood response efforts after several days of heavy rainfall across the region.

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Episcopal Relief & Development Highlights Updated CDC Zika Guidelines

Episcopal Relief & Development urges concerned individuals to refer to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for the most up-to-date information on Zika virus, following reports that 14 cases in Miami likely resulted from local mosquito-borne transmission.

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Episcopal Relief & Development Supports All Saints’ Syrian Outreach Ministry in Belgium

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the outreach efforts of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Waterloo, Belgium, to provide meals and other needed services for people seeking safety from violence in Syria and elsewhere in the region.

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Episcopal Relief & Development Supports SUDRA's Response to Unrest in South Sudan

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the emergency response of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan & Sudan through its humanitarian arm, SUDRA (the Sudanese Development and Relief Agency). SUDRA is providing for the immediate needs of approximately 220 households taking refuge on Cathedral grounds after fighting erupted in the South Sudanese capital of Juba on July 7.

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