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Thursday, Jul 15, 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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Thursday, Jul 15, 2010

September Web Series Feature Giant Book Sale in North Carolina and Disaster Preparedness in US Dioceses

September 20, 2010 The September installments of Episcopal Relief & Development’s two popular web series, Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development and Power of Partnerships, are now available online. Each month, these series highlight the work of those collaborating with the agency to help people 

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Thursday, Jul 15, 2010

Recovery Process Begins to Unfold in Haiti

May 27, 2010 Episcopal Relief & Development continues to work closely with the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti and other partners to support people most impacted by the devastating January 12 earthquake. In the first few months, the priority for Episcopal Relief & Development and its partners was meeting immediate needs 

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Thursday, Jul 15, 2010

NetsforLife® Partners for Success in Sierra Leone

December 15, 2010 In support of Sierra Leone’s national effort to combat malaria, NetsforLife® joined forces with the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to hang nearly 330,000 long-lasting insecticide-treated nets in the highly-populated southern district of Bo. Over the course of two weeks, 3,000 trained 

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Thursday, Jul 15, 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, Jul 15, 2010

More Stories and Voices through Episcopal Relief & Development’s New Blog

On September 9, Episcopal Relief & Development launched its new blog. With regular contributors, a more user-friendly layout and stories directly from the field, the blog will help deepen the organization’s relationships with its supporters and partners worldwide. Daryn Kobata, Church Engagement and Social Media

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