Press Releases

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Episcopal Relief & Development Supports West Virginia Flood Response

June 29, 2016 Episcopal Relief & Development is providing financial and technical assistance to the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia following historic floods that killed at least 23 people and displaced thousands across the mountainous southern part of the state. FEMA reported on June 27 that electricity, gas and water

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Canadian Church Partners Respond to Fires in Alberta

May 13, 2016 Episcopal Relief & Development is in contact with its Canadian counterpart, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), following wildfires in Alberta that began on May 1. Fort McMurray, in the Diocese of Athabasca, has been very severely impacted by the blaze, which destroyed more than 1,600

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Supporting Coastal and Central Ecuador Dioceses’ Response to April Earthquake

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting earthquake response efforts in Ecuador through local Episcopal dioceses in both the coastal and inland regions. The Diocese of Litoral Ecuador, based in Guayaquil, was hardest hit by the 7.8-magnitude quake that struck off the coast on April 16.

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Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016

Episcopal Relief & Development apoya la ayuda a las inundaciones en Texas y a los terremotos de Ecuador y Japón

Episcopal Relief & Development (la Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y Desarrollo) está apoyando a sus iglesias asociadas en Texas, Ecuador y Japón en su reacción a los desastres ocurridos recientemente. En todos los lugares afectados, iglesias locales están poni&e

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Monday, Apr 25, 2016

World Malaria Day 2016: NetsforLife® Celebrates Ten Years of Strengthening Communities to End Malaria

April 25, 2016 NetsforLife®, Episcopal Relief & Development’s flagship, award-winning malaria prevention and control program, is celebrating 10 years of strengthening communities to fight this deadly disease, which still kills one child every two minutes in sub-Saharan Africa. This momentous year coincides with

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Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

Episcopal Relief & Development Supports Response to Floods in Texas and Earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan

April 21, 2016 Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting local church partners in Texas, Ecuador and Japan as they respond to recent disasters. Throughout, local churches are reaching out in their communities to assess needs and accompany people as they cope with the immediate aftermath

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