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Thursday, Feb 11, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to Ice Storm in the Dakotas

February 11, 2010 On January 20, the Episcopal Dioceses of North and South Dakota were affected by a devastating ice storm and subsequent blizzard that left more than 14,000 people without power or access to clean water. In the wake of this disaster, Episcopal Relief & Development has responded to requests for emergency aid

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Thursday, Feb 04, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday

February 4, 2010 Episcopalians everywhere are invited to observe Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday during the upcoming Lenten season. At the 2009 General Convention, Lent was officially designated as a time to encourage dioceses, congregations and individuals to remember and support Episcopal Relief

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Thursday, Jan 28, 2010

Assistance to Earthquake Survivors Continues

January 28, 2010 Over two weeks since the 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, the scope of the death and destruction is staggering. The most recent estimates indicate that roughly 200,000 deaths and 194,000 injuries have occurred. At least one million people have been left homeless and in need of temporary shelter

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Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010

The Archbishop of Canterbury Helps Launch the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund

January 26, 2010 On January 26, 2010, Episcopal Relief & Development hosted a luncheon in New York City in honor of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams.  Among the 75 guests in attendance were friends and supporters of Episcopal Relief & Development and the NetsforLife® program

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Thursday, Jan 21, 2010

Deadline Extended for Global Anglican Relief and Development Alliance (GARDA) Survey

January 21, 2010 The opportunity to offer feedback concerning the proposed Global Anglican Relief and Development Alliance (GARDA) has been extended through January 29, 2010.  Episcopal Relief & Development is gathering feedback about the proposal from the Episcopal Church in order to draft a response on the

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Thursday, Jan 21, 2010

Relief Efforts Continue in Haiti After Earthquake

January 21, 2010 Over a week since the 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, the nation is still being affected by large aftershocks, including a 6.1-magnitude event yesterday morning. However, the continued geological events are only one challenge facing those trying to provide relief in Haiti. Despite the efforts

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