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Mar 04, 2014, 11:50 ET
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Church's Typhoon Response Builds Resilience, Boosts Economy

 The Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) has completed the initial relief phase of its response to Typhoon Haiyan – known locally...

Feb 04, 2014, 12:53 ET
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Church Agencies Unite to Support South Sudan Relief and Recovery

The Sudanese Development and Relief Agency (SUDRA), the humanitarian wing of the Episcopal Church in South Sudan & Sudan (ECSSS), is supplying...

Dec 05, 2013, 16:23 ET
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Episcopal Relief & Development Expands Zambia Program with $1 Million Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Grant

Episcopal Relief & Development is proud to announce that it has received a $1 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to...

Nov 20, 2013, 14:00 ET
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Episcopal Relief & Development Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

Episcopal Relief & Development announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill &...

Apr 30, 2013, 17:13 ET
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Six Months After Hurricane Sandy, Dioceses Continue to Aid Community Recovery

 Six months after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeastern United States, washing over coastal barrier islands and causing an...

Apr 25, 2013, 13:21 ET
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NetsforLife® Encourages Communities, Stakeholders to 'Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria'

 On April 25, World Malaria Day, Episcopal Relief & Development's NetsforLife® malaria prevention program is joining with its...

Apr 24, 2013, 17:01 ET
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New Website Gives Episcopal Relief & Development a Fresh Look, New URL

Episcopal Relief & Development has launched a new organizational website featuring an updated look and layout, greater integration with social...

Mar 18, 2013, 11:55 ET
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NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund Exceeds Goal to Fight Malaria

 The NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund has successfully exceeded its $5 million goal due to the incredible generosity of supporters across...

May 23, 2012, 15:00 ET
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Faith-Based Organizations Partner to Fight Malaria

UMCOR to Join Episcopal Relief & Development's NetsforLife® Program Partnership The relief and development agencies of two mainline...

Dec 15, 2011, 16:34 ET
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Episcopal Relief & Development Receives $350,000 Award from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to Launch a Program for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS

Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $350,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for...

Aug 31, 2011, 17:34 ET
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In Irene's Wake, Diocesan Disaster Coordinators Play a Key Role

Millions of people were impacted by Hurricane Irene as it blasted up the eastern coast of the United States over the weekend of August 27-28. The...

Apr 21, 2011, 16:34 ET
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NetsforLife®: Achieving Progress and Impact

With over 247 million cases of malaria occurring annually, NetsforLife® continues to be an innovative global player in the fight against this...

Jan 13, 2010, 18:24 ET

Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to Devastating Earthquake in Haiti

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...