2011 Press Releases

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Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011

September Web Series Feature Partners in North Dakota and Friends in Wisconsin, Hawai’i and Oregon

September 21, 2011 The Power of Partnerships this month features the disaster response work of the Rev. Canon John Floberg and the Episcopal Diocese of North Dakota in Minot, where the Souris River caused severe flooding. There, Episcopal Relief & Development will be supporting the hiring of a construction manager and

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Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Partners in Response Assist with Disaster Recovery Planning

Latest News: 9/30: West Pittston Flood update (Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) September 14, 2011 Three weeks have passed since Hurricane Irene swept up the eastern coast of the US, causing severe flooding in the Northeast. Episcopal Relief & Development continues to be in touch with 

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Wednesday, Sep 07, 2011

Episcopal Relief & Development Partners with Church Publishing to Produce 2012 Calendar

September 7, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development has teamed up with Church Publishing Incorporated (CPI) to produce a 12-month calendar featuring engaging, full-color images of the organization’s programs worldwide. Calendars are $12 each, and may be purchased through CPI’s website (www.churchpublishing.org

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Wednesday, Aug 31, 2011

In Irene’s Wake, Diocesan Disaster Coordinators Play a Key Role

Latest News: A Status Report on VT Episcopal Churches (Episcopal Diocese of Vermont, courtesy of Episcopal Cafe) 9/2: Post-Irene, Vermont looks at long recovery (ENS) August 31, 2011 Millions of people were impacted by Hurricane Irene as it blasted up the eastern coast of the United States over the 

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Wednesday, Aug 17, 2011

August Web Series Feature Partners in Sierra Leone and Friends in Connecticut

August 17, 2011 The Power of Partnerships this month highlights the work of the Diocese of Bo, part of the Church of the Province of West Africa, in promoting gender equality in rural communities. A leadership training workshop, involving 25 men and 20 women, allowed participants to practice new ways of communicating

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Monday, Aug 08, 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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