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Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018

Harvey One Year Later

One year after Hurricane Harvey inundated South Texas, the recovery process seems almost as random as the storm itself. How are people doing? It depends. People with few resources are struggling, as if the storm had just hit. And for many, a nagging depression lingers. They know that full recovery is a long way away.

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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Resilience Amidst Recovery: One-Year Anniversary of 2017 Major Hurricane Season

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season emerged as the most damaging in recent history. Thanks to our compassionate community, Episcopal Relief & Development continues to work with church partners in the US and Caribbean on long-term recovery programs in the most vulnerable communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

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Tuesday, Aug 07, 2018

Episcopal Legacy Starts Early and Continues for a Lifetime and Beyond

Olive Liechty-DePonte is a long-time Episcopal Relief & Development supporter from California. Recently, Major Gifts Officer Richard Hoff had a chance to catch up with this amazing Episcopalian regarding her lifelong support of the organization.

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Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018

Farmers in Myanmar Diversify Crops For Economic Stability

With assistance from Episcopal Relief & Development and local partners, small-crop farmers in Myanmar are finding ways of keeping to their tradition of growing rice, while increasing their overall production and economic stability.

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Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Transforming Relationships: Hope for Gender Justice

Post General Convention, The Rev. Rachel Carnegie reflects on a conversation she had about empowerment and shares her hopes for women and girls around the world.

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Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Great Summer Reads: Our Fave Empowerment Stories

Some summer reads to go along with the warm sun and cool breeze. 

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