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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

May Web Series Feature Partners in Colombia and Friends in New Jersey

May 25, 2011 The Power of Partnerships this month honors the work of the Episcopal Church in Colombia to provide care and support for people throughout the country who have lost homes and livelihoods because of La Niña. Rainfall, which has deluged the country continuously since April 2010, has caused 

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Friday, Jul 15, 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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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

Joint Statement from the Episcopal Church and Episcopal Relief & Development for World Malaria Day on April 25

One of the most important initiatives in which the Episcopal Church has participated over the last five years is NetsforLife®, a program partnership for malaria prevention in 17 countries across sub-Saharan Africa. As the world prepares to commemorate World Malaria Day on April 25, we call on the Church

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

Japanese Church Continues Relief, Plans Recovery

Latest News: 7/29: Newsletter from NSKK (June 2011) July 8, 2011 On March 11, 2011, a massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake shook eastern Japan and caused a tsunami that swept away houses and flooded towns up to 6 miles inland. It was the biggest earthquake to strike Japan since modern record-keeping began in 1900; 

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

Episcopal Relief & Development Supports Flood Relief in Sri Lanka

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting its Sri Lankan partner, the Anglican Diocese of Colombo, in providing food and shelter on diocesan grounds for people who have been displaced by two successive waves of flooding. The January floods, which were the worst ever to hit the country, killed 43 people and affected over a

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Friday, Jul 15, 2011

Tornadoes in Missouri and Oklahoma, Flooding in Upper Midwest

May 27, 2011 At least 132 people are dead after a massive tornado tore through the town of Joplin, Missouri, on May 22. The storm caused severe property damage, destroying homes and businesses, and disabling one of the major hospitals in town. Electricity and phone services were cut off, and many roads remain impassable due to

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