Press Releases

Tuesday, Mar 08, 2011

March Web Series Feature Partners in India and Friends in Montana and California

The Power of Partnerships this month (Women’s History Month) tells the story of Mridula, a woman who started out as a shy volunteer in her village’s Self-Help Group. With the encouragement of her village council and support from Episcopal Relief & Development’s partner, the Diocese of Durgapur

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Wednesday, Mar 02, 2011

Responding to Colombian Refugees in Ecuador

March 2, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the temporary expansion of relief services provided by the Episcopal Diocese of Central Ecuador, to meet the basic material needs of Colombian refugees in Quito. The diocese is working to cover a gap in services usually provided by the office of the United Nations 

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Thursday, Feb 17, 2011

Diocese of Haiti Announces New Chief of Operations

The Episcopal Diocese of Haiti has announced the appointment of Sikhumbuzo Vundla as the Chief of Operations. This is a new position for the diocese, created to help manage the many programs and activities developed in response to the January 12 earthquake last year. Reporting directly to the bishop of the Diocese of Haiti, 

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Monday, Feb 14, 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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Tuesday, Feb 08, 2011

February Web Series Feature Partners in Sudan and Friends in Atlanta

The Power of Partnerships this month highlights the continuing work of the Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS) and its relief and development arm, SUDRA, to provide assistance to refugees and internally displaced people who are returning to their homes in the newly created country of Southern Sudan. In addition, to 

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Thursday, Jan 27, 2011

Church of Sudan Builds Peace, Serves Returning Refugees During Country’s Transition

January 27, 2011 During the week of January 9, Southern Sudanese living throughout the country and even overseas cast their ballots in a historic referendum to decide whether the South would secede. This referendum was the culmination of the five-year Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), which marked the official end of the 

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