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Thursday, Apr 22, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to Recent Disasters in Asia

April 22, 2010 Following a cyclone in India on April 13 and an earthquake in China on April 14, Episcopal Relief & Development has reached out to its partners in affected areas to offer support.  The cyclone, which struck areas of India and Bangladesh, left more than 100 people dead. Winds of up to 75 miles per hour 

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Wednesday, Apr 21, 2010

NetsforLife® World Malaria Day Kickoff: The Largest Net-Hanging Campaign in History

April 21, 2010 On April 25, 2010, the international community will reaffirm its commitment to fighting malaria by commemorating World Malaria Day.  NetsforLife® will mark the occasion on April 26 in Accra, Ghana, by participating in a World Malaria Day event and the Health Summit led by Ghana’s Ministry of

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Wednesday, Apr 07, 2010

April Web Series Feature Friends in Baton Rouge and Partners in China

April 7, 2010 The April installments of Episcopal Relief & Development’s two popular web series, Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development and the Power of Partnerships, are now available online. Each month, these series highlight the work of those collaborating with the agency to help people affect

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Thursday, Mar 25, 2010

Joy Shigaki to Lead NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund and Church Campaigns

March 25, 2010 Episcopal Relief & Development welcomes Joy Shigaki as the Director of the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund and Church Campaigns.  “We are so pleased to have Joy Shigaki at the helm,” said Rob Radtke, President of Episcopal Relief & Development. “She brings a wealth of 

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Monday, Mar 01, 2010

Partners in Haiti and Friends in New Orleans Featured in Web Series

The two popular web series, Power of Partnerships and Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development, are back this month. Both of these series highlight the importance of partners and supporters in furthering the agency’s mission to help heal a hurting world. This month’s installments focus on work 

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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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