Press Releases

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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Episcopal Relief & Development Supports West Virginia Flood Response

June 29, 2016 Episcopal Relief & Development is providing financial and technical assistance to the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia following historic floods that killed at least 23 people and displaced thousands across the mountainous southern part of the state. FEMA reported on June 27 that electricity, gas and water

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Canadian Church Partners Respond to Fires in Alberta

May 13, 2016 Episcopal Relief & Development is in contact with its Canadian counterpart, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), following wildfires in Alberta that began on May 1. Fort McMurray, in the Diocese of Athabasca, has been very severely impacted by the blaze, which destroyed more than 1,600

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Supporting Coastal and Central Ecuador Dioceses’ Response to April Earthquake

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting earthquake response efforts in Ecuador through local Episcopal dioceses in both the coastal and inland regions. The Diocese of Litoral Ecuador, based in Guayaquil, was hardest hit by the 7.8-magnitude quake that struck off the coast on April 16.

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Episcopal Relief & Development apoya la ayuda a las inundaciones en Texas y a los terremotos de Ecuador y Japón

Episcopal Relief & Development (la Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y Desarrollo) está apoyando a sus iglesias asociadas en Texas, Ecuador y Japón en su reacción a los desastres ocurridos recientemente. En todos los lugares afectados, iglesias locales están poni&e

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World Malaria Day 2016: NetsforLife® Celebrates Ten Years of Strengthening Communities to End Malaria

April 25, 2016 NetsforLife®, Episcopal Relief & Development’s flagship, award-winning malaria prevention and control program, is celebrating 10 years of strengthening communities to fight this deadly disease, which still kills one child every two minutes in sub-Saharan Africa. This momentous year coincides with

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