Press & Resources

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012

Isaac Batters Gulf Coast; Haiti Begins Recovery

As Tropical Storm Isaac continues pouring heavy rain on Louisiana and Mississippi, forcing thousands of people to evacuate and stranding others with floodwaters, Episcopal Relief & Development is maintaining contact with church partners in the affected areas.

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Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012

Isaac Weakens but Leaves Severe Flooding

August 29, 2012 — Updated Hurricane Isaac made landfall in southeastern Lousiana Tuesday evening as a Category 1 storm, with pouring rain and 80-mile-per-hour winds. The storm began losing power as of Wednesday afternoon, but has already caused extensive flooding in New Orleans and other areas in Louisiana, Alabama and 

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Thursday, Aug 23, 2012

Haitian Church Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaac

August 23, 2012 According to news and weather sources, Tropical Storm Isaac may strengthen to hurricane level as it reaches the Dominican Republic and Haiti on Friday. In Haiti, heavy rain and severe winds would pose significant danger to the hundreds of thousands of people who are still living in temporary shelters and 

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Monday, Aug 20, 2012

Partners in Southeast Asia Respond to Monsoon Flooding

August 20, 2012 Heavy monsoon rains and severe flooding are widespread through a large part of southern and southeastern Asia, impacting millions of people.  Currently, Episcopal Relief & Development is working through local partners in the Philippines and a remote region in eastern India to provide emergency relief.

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Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012

August Web Feature Highlights Friends in Texas

August 15, 2012 This month’s Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development celebrates the success of a benefit production of “Godspell” put together by teens in DeSoto, Texas, under the leadership of high school junior Benjamin Wright. Through cash and in-kind donations, Benjamin and his crew were able to 

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Thursday, Jul 05, 2012

June-July Web Feature Highlights Partners in Myanmar/Burma

July 5, 2012 This month’s Power of Partnerships celebrates the success of an innovative program in Myanmar/Burma to boost crop production and improve soil quality through the use of Effective Microorganism (EM) technology. “Starter” bacteria strengthen the helpful microbes in the local soil and make a 

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