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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

February Web Series Feature Partners in Sudan and Friends in Atlanta

The Power of Partnerships this month highlights the continuing work of the Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS) and its relief and development arm, SUDRA, to provide assistance to refugees and internally displaced people who are returning to their homes in the newly created country of Southern Sudan. In addition, to 

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

SUDRA Responds to Displaced Residents of Abyei

Latest Updates: 7/22: Sudan Episcopal Church offers shelter, advocacy for people of disputed region of Abyei (ENS)7/18: Letter of Thanks from Sudanese Archbishop, the Most Rev. Daniel Deng Bul7/10: South Sudan Episcopalians celebrate birth of their new nation (ENS) Letter of Thanks from Sudanese

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Friday, Jul 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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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

Japan Update: Greater Coordination Among Japanese Dioceses Aids Relief Efforts

Latest News:4/15: Updated statistics, damage to church buildings, response to immediate needs (ACNS) April 14, 2011 The situation in Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami has grown worse in recent weeks. An additional 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the country on April 7, and on April 12, the crisis

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

June Web Series Feature Partners in Nicaragua and Friends in California

June 23, 2011 The Power of Partnerships this month illustrates how clean water and sanitation can break the cycle of water-borne disease. Episcopal Relief & Development’s partners in Nicaragua, El Porvenir and CEPAD (the Council of Protestant Churches in Nicaragua), are working in rural communities to ensure

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

Diocese of Haiti Announces New Chief of Operations

The Episcopal Diocese of Haiti has announced the appointment of Sikhumbuzo Vundla as the Chief of Operations. This is a new position for the diocese, created to help manage the many programs and activities developed in response to the January 12 earthquake last year. Reporting directly to the bishop of the Diocese of Haiti, 

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