Disaster Response

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September 28, 2017

[Anglican News Service] The Bishop of Mexico, Rt. Rev. Carlos Touché-Porter, has written to the Anglican Alliance to thank the Anglican Communion for their prayers and concern following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake, which hit Mexico City last week.

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September 17, 2017

Diocese of Texas Assistant Bishop Hector Monterroso joins members of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Waco, on Sept. 16 as they help a family from Holy Spirit Episcopal Church in Houston. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Texas

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] As the Diocese of Texas continues an...

September 17, 2017

Thirty volunteers from the Diocese of Georgia spent Sept. 16 to 17 at the Honey Creek Retreat Center clearing debris left by Hurricane Irma. Photo: Frank Logue

[Episcopal Diocese of Georgia] Some 1,300 people were scheduled to arrive on Honey Creek Retreat Center’s grounds on Sept. 17...

September 5, 2017

The Rev. James Derkits, rector of Trinity by the Sea Episcopal Church in Port Aransas, Texas, said Sept. 3 that people there were “living out the teaching of Romans.” Photo: Jennifer Wickham via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] Sometimes, it is the simplest words that work the best....

August 31, 2017

Volunteers at Trinity by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Port Aransas, Texas, sort donations on Aug. 31. The church is serving as a staging ground for recovery workers in the town that is near where Hurricane Harvey made landfall. Photo: Jennifer Wickham via Facebook

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August 27, 2017

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with dioceses throughout the affected areas in Texas and Louisiana as they assess the ongoing impact of Hurricane Harvey and prepare to respond.

Tropical Storm Harvey strengthened into a Category 4...

July 12, 2017

[Anglican Journal] As wildfires rage across British Columbia’s Central Interior, Anglican leaders in the region are doing what they can to support their communities, says Bishop Barbara Andrews of the Central Interior-based Territory of the People.

After weeks of hot, dry weather, the...

June 18, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican Overseas Aid has been selected to be one of the aid agencies involved in the Australian Humanitarian Partnership, set up by the Australian government with the aim of responding rapidly to global crises. The partnership has a particular focus on Pacific...

June 14, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] In the hours since a massive blaze ripped through a tower block in west London early on June 14, nearby St. Clement’s Church has been rapidly turned into an emergency relief center. It sheltered more than 100 residents as the blaze raged and has subsequently...

June 12, 2017

[Anglican Alliance] The Anglican Church of Melanesia is working closely with the National Disaster Management Committee in Vanuatu, with support from Anglican agencies in the Pacific, after a tropical cyclone battered the Torres Islands at the beginning of May.

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