Press Releases

Thursday, Jan 21, 2010

Relief Efforts Continue in Haiti After Earthquake

January 21, 2010 Over a week since the 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, the nation is still being affected by large aftershocks, including a 6.1-magnitude event yesterday morning. However, the continued geological events are only one challenge facing those trying to provide relief in Haiti. Despite the efforts

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Friday, Jan 15, 2010

The Diocese of Haiti Actively Responds in the Wake of Disaster with Support from Episcopal Relief & Development

January 15, 2010 In Port-au-Prince, the Diocese of Haiti has set up a camp where Haitians are seeking refuge. The Church is doing all it can to provide them with food, water and any other supplies that are available.  “It is a camp the size of a football field where Bishop Duracin and the church leadership are 

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Thursday, Jan 14, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Coordinates Initial Haiti Disaster Response

January 14, 2010 In the wake of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, Episcopal Relief & Development has reached out to its Haitian partners to coordinate a response. Recent estimates indicate that Tuesday’s devastating quake has affected one in three Haitians, roughly three million people. 

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Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to Devastating Earthquake in Haiti

January 13, 2010 Shortly before sundown on Tuesday, January 12, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti. The quake was centered about ten miles west of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. At least 28 aftershocks of magnitude 4.0 or greater shook the country in the hours immediately following the quake.  Episcopal Relief 

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Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010

Input Sought for the Proposed Global Anglican Relief and Development Alliance (GARDA)

January 12, 2010 Episcopal Relief & Development is taking the lead in drafting a response to the proposed Global Anglican Relief and Development Alliance (GARDA) on behalf of the Episcopal Church. The Alliance grew out of a desire expressed by the Bishops of the Communion at the 2008 Lambeth Conference to enhance

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Monday, Jan 11, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development’s Lenten Devotional Available Now

January 11, 2010 Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to announce the publication of the 2010 Lenten Meditations booklet. Written and designed by Sister Claire Joy of the Community of the Holy Spirit in New York, the devotional features daily readings with the theme “Healing ourselves and a hurting world

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