2011 Press Releases

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Thursday, Dec 22, 2011

Tropical Storm Washi Causes Flash Flooding in the Philippines

December 22, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development has been in contact with its partners in the Philippines, the Episcopal Church in the Philippines and the Iglesia Filipina Independentiente (IFI, or Philippine Independent Church), following Tropical Storm Washi. The storm triggered severe flash flooding and landslides, which

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Monday, Dec 19, 2011

December Web Series Feature Partners in Liberia and Friends in California

December 19, 2011 This month’s Power of Partnerships highlights the efforts of the Episcopal Diocese of Liberia to provide relief supplies in a refugee camp for displaced residents of neighboring Côte d’Ivoire. Among the most pressing needs were mattresses for expectant and breastfeeding mothers, to 

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Thursday, Dec 15, 2011

Episcopal Relief & Development Receives $350,000 Award from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

December 15, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $350,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for work in rural Zambia. This grant will support the incorporation of early childhood development into the integrated community development program currently 

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Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011

November Web Series Feature Partners in the Philippines and Friends in Tennessee

November 22, 2011 This month’s Power of Partnerships features a collaborative effort between rural communities, the Episcopal Church of the Philippines and the municipal government of Cabiao. In four barangays (villages) in the country’s central plains region, the local government has matched the 

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Thursday, Oct 27, 2011

Episcopal Congregations Aid Neighbors in Northeast Flood Response

October 27, 2011 In the weeks since rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee flooded parts of the northeastern United States, Episcopal congregations in affected areas have continued to respond to the needs in their communities. In the Diocese of New York, St. Mary’s-in-Tuxedo Episcopal Church (Tuxedo Park, NY)

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Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011

NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund Offers Range of Spanish-Language Online Educational Resources to Invite Participation

October 26, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development and the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund are pleased to offer select Spanish-language educational resources to invite broader participation in the church-wide campaign to support the fight against malaria. From the campaign brochure and stories from the field to the 

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