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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

Preparation for Flooding and Continued Storm Response

May 11, 2011 Heavy winter snowfall and spring rainstorms have caused the Ohio and Mississippi rivers to rise above flood level, prompting area residents to evacuate and compelling authorities to take action to mitigate property damage. On May 3, the US Army Corps of Engineers intentionally blew up a section of the Birds Point 

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

El Fondo de Inspiración NetsforLife® Ofrece Una Amplia Variedad de Materiales Educativos Electrónicos en Español Para Invitar a la Participación

26 Octubre 2011 La Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y Desarrollo y el Fondo de Inspiración NetsforLife® se complacen en ofrecer una selección de materiales educativos en español para invitar una mayor participación en la campaña de la Iglesia Episcopal que busca apoyar la lucha contra la 

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

March Web Series Feature Partners in India and Friends in Montana and California

The Power of Partnerships this month (Women’s History Month) tells the story of Mridula, a woman who started out as a shy volunteer in her village’s Self-Help Group. With the encouragement of her village council and support from Episcopal Relief & Development’s partner, the Diocese of Durgapur

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

Episcopal Relief & Development Expands Response to Drought and Famine

Latest News: 8/9: As drought situation worsens, church leaders launch ‘Call to Action’ in the Horn of Africa (ENS) August 8, 2011 The sustained drought in Somalia, said to be the worst in 60 years, is expected to impact additional countries in the Horn of Africa. The UN is warning that famine conditions are likely

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

January Web Series Feature Partners in Haiti and Friends in California

January 24, 2011 The January installments of Episcopal Relief & Development’s two popular web series, The Power of Partnerships and Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development, are now available online. Each month, these series highlight the work of those partnering with the agency to help people 

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

Storm Response Update: Assessing Needs

May 2, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting relief efforts in a number of Episcopal dioceses in the South and Southeast, after tornadoes in two separate storm systems (on April 16 and 27) caused catastrophic damage and claimed nearly 400 lives across eight states. In North Carolina, the Episcopal Diocese of 

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