Press Releases

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2011

Japan Update: Food Aid for Nursing Homes

Latest News:3/31: Japan archbishop visits devastated Sendai, issues message to Anglican Communion (ENS) March 29, 2011 More than two weeks ago, on March 11, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast near the Japanese town of Sendai, causing a tsunami that devastated large areas of the country’s 

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Thursday, Mar 24, 2011

Church on Oregon Coast Responds to Damage from Japanese Tsunami

March 24, 2011 On March 11, a massive earthquake struck off the coast near the Japanese city of Sendai, triggering a tsunami that devastated large parts of northeastern Japan and spread across the Pacific Ocean. Half a day later, and nearly 5,000 miles away, the tsunami wave reached the port town of Brookings, Oregon, smashing

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Thursday, Mar 24, 2011

Prayers and Support for New Zealand

Episcopal Relief & Development has opened the New Zealand Earthquake Response Fund to collect donations from those wishing to contribute to the appeal launched by the archbishops and bishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. The appeal is being organized through the Anglican Missions 

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Friday, Mar 18, 2011

Update from Japan: Damage Reports

Latest News (updated 3/28)3/28: St. Timothy’s Church in Onahama has started a local food assistance program, as part of the NSKK’s response to the earthquake and tsunami (ACNS)3/25: Death toll over 10,000; 17.500 missing; two nuclear technicians hospitalized (LA Times)3/23: Japanese archbishop

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Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011

Support for Church of Japan in Wake of Disaster

March 15, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development is sending support to the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK; the Anglican Communion in Japan) to help with its initial emergency relief efforts in response to the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan on March 11. This quake was the strongest to hit the country

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Monday, Mar 14, 2011

Effects of Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Widespread

March 14, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the rescue and relief efforts of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK; the Anglican Communion in Japan) following the 8.9-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan this past Friday. This quake was the strongest to hit the country since officials started 

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