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Meditaciones de Cuaresma en el 75 Aniversario de la Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y Desarrollo, disponibles en inglés y español

12 de enero de 2014 La edición del 75 Aniversario de las Meditaciones de Cuaresma de la Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y Desarrollo se encuentra ahora disponible en Inglés y Español para la temporada de Cuaresma de 2015. Las meditaciones de este año, preparadas por un grupo diverso de 

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Response to Intense Flooding in Southern Africa

Heavy rains that began in January 2015 have caused widespread and persistent flooding across several southern African nations, including Malawi and Mozambique.  Please continue to pray for all impacted and for those striving to meet urgent needs. 2/25: Supporting Flood Relief in Southern Malawi 1/22: Working with 

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Responding to Cyclone Pam's Impact on Vanuatu

Category 5 Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu late on Friday, March 13, and moved over the island group through Saturday, March 14, leaving severe destruction in its path.  Episcopal Relief & Development is in contact with the provincial office of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) in Honiara, Solomon Islands, where

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Earthquake in Nepal

7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on the morning of April 25, causing severe damage and loss of life across the small nation. Episcopal Relief & Development will help meet urgent needs such as food, clean water and shelter, as well as support for assessment and search and rescue teams in the initial phase of

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Episcopal Relief & Development Celebrates 75 Years of Healing a Hurting World at General Convention

June 17, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development joins the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in celebrating 75 years of healing a hurting world, with a special 75th anniversary reception and a booth featuring the organization’s traveling photo exhibition. Thanking the Church for 75 years of generous support

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Responding to Cyclone Komen in Burma-Myanmar

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the relief efforts of the Church of the Province of Myanmar (CPM) in response to widespread flooding caused by heavy monsoons and Cyclone Komen, which swept through the region on July 30. CPM is providing relief through local teams in six dioceses, and plans to support recovery

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Episcopal Relief & Development Renews Support for Syria's Displaced

August 6, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development has renewed its support of those impacted by the conflict in Syria through the Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches (FMEEC). FMEEC has been responding since the beginning of the crisis more than four years ago, working with host communities and churches to meet the

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Syrian Refugees Seeking Safety in Europe

Episcopal Relief & Development is engaging the Syrian crisis through support to agencies in Syria, to the Diocese of Jerusalem’s Holy Land Institute for the Deaf and in support of large numbers of people traveling out of crisis areas into Europe.  The agency is in contact with Anglican Communion partners

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Responding to Fires in Northern California

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting relief and pastoral care efforts in response to the fires that have caused widespread evacuations and major damage in the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. 9/25: Bishop's Statement on Fire Response 9/21: Partnering on Fire Response in Diocese of Northern California

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Responding to Severe Weather from Atlantic Storms

October 5, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development is in touch with Episcopal dioceses along the US Eastern Seaboard where widespread flooding is prompting evacuations and causing severe damage to buildings and infrastructure. According to The Weather Channel, this ‘1,000-year rain event’ began on October 1, with

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