2012 Press Releases
December 3, 2012 This Advent, Episcopal Relief & Development offers a variety of ways to mark the season of anticipation and celebrate the birth of Christ, who heals our hurting world. “Advent is a season to strive toward the coming of Christ, and to further God’s kingdom on earth,” said Rob Radtke, the
June 1, 2012 “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”–Matthew 11:28 (NRSV) It is with sadness that the board and staff of Episcopal Relief & Development mourn the passing of our colleague, Judi Liriano. We join Judi’s family and friends in
August 20, 2012 Heavy monsoon rains and severe flooding are widespread through a large part of southern and southeastern Asia, impacting millions of people. Currently, Episcopal Relief & Development is working through local partners in the Philippines and a remote region in eastern India to provide emergency relief.
November 27, 2012 Heavy rainfall in Panama set off landslides that killed at least two people and prompted officials to declare a state of emergency in three districts near Panama City. The rains began on November 23 and continued through the weekend before abating on Monday evening. According to reports, more than 800
November 15, 2012 This month’s Power of Partnerships celebrates the success of an agricultural program in San Fransisco Libre, Nicaragua, where Episcopal Relief & Development partner organization CEPAD has engaged farmers in developing a set of best practices that work with the local environment. Rocky soil and
May 23, 2012 UMCOR to Join Episcopal Relief & Development’s NetsforLife® Program Partnership The relief and development agencies of two mainline Protestant denominations are forming a new strategic partnership to prevent and control malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. By uniting in common mission, Episcopal Relief