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Monday, Sep 28, 2015

Muslims and Christians to Mobilize One Million Faith Leaders to Improve Child, Maternal Health

September 28, 2015 Issued by Episcopal Relief & Development, Member of the Faith Alliance for Health An interfaith coalition of faith-based organizations has announced it will mobilize one million faith leaders over the next five years to help improve the health of women and children in countries with high child mortality

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Monday, Sep 21, 2015

Responding to Fires in Northern California

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting relief and pastoral care efforts in response to the fires that have caused widespread evacuations and major damage in the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. 9/25: Bishop’s Statement on Fire Response 9/21: Partnering on Fire Response in Diocese of Northern California

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Thursday, Sep 17, 2015

Episcopal Relief & Development and Episcopal Church of Liberia Expand Gender-Based Violence Prevention Partnership

September 17, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development and the humanitarian arm of the Episcopal Church of Liberia (ECL-RD) have expanded their gender-based violence prevention and response program through a $680,000 grant from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women. The initiative is equipping and mobilizing faith 

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Tuesday, Sep 08, 2015

Syrian Refugees Seeking Safety in Europe

Episcopal Relief & Development is engaging the Syrian crisis through support to agencies in Syria, to the Diocese of Jerusalem’s Holy Land Institute for the Deaf and in support of large numbers of people traveling out of crisis areas into Europe.  The agency is in contact with Anglican Communion partners

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Thursday, Aug 06, 2015

Episcopal Relief & Development Renews Support for Syria’s Displaced

August 6, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development has renewed its support of those impacted by the conflict in Syria through the Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches (FMEEC). FMEEC has been responding since the beginning of the crisis more than four years ago, working with host communities and churches to meet the

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Wednesday, Aug 05, 2015

Responding to Cyclone Komen in Burma-Myanmar

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the relief efforts of the Church of the Province of Myanmar (CPM) in response to widespread flooding caused by heavy monsoons and Cyclone Komen, which swept through the region on July 30. CPM is providing relief through local teams in six dioceses, and plans to support recovery

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