Nagulan Nesiah

Sunday, Oct 13, 2013

Partners Help Reduce Risk Through Disaster Preparedness Program

Today is International Day of Disaster Reduction; an annual observance by the United Nations to raise awareness of how people take action to reduce their risk to disasters. For Episcopal Relief & Development’s partners, however, it’s a reality that they are forced to observe far to

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Friday, Sep 20, 2013

Planting Trees for Peace

September 21st is International Day of Peace. It’s an opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to peace in all viable ways. A major principle surrounding this day is the idea of peacebuilding. “Peacebuilding is different from “peacemaking” and “peacekeeping”

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Instant Noodles

This disaster response story from China is a reminder of Episcopal Relief & Development’s global reach and the commitment we have to heal a hurting world, here and abroad.  The warehouse run by the local government office in Ya’an has a mountain of instant noodle packets

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Friday, Dec 07, 2012

One of a Kind

I am in Myanmar this week on what is my twelfth visit to the country.  And each of my dozen trips has been unique.  Despite what seems to be a visit to an animal husbandry project and a micro-finance operation on every one of those trips, I find each project to be distinctive with 

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Monday, Oct 15, 2012

Solomon Islands Residents See “The Power of We”

October 15 is Blog Action Day, and this year’s theme is “The Power of We.” I can’t think of a better example of the power of collective spirit than an agricultural initiative in the Solomon Islands.  In the isolated Ontong Java atoll, rising sea levels are both

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