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November 8, 2012

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Donors making end-of-year gifts to Episcopal Relief & Development will be able to double the impact of their contributions, thanks to a group of very generous supporters who have pledged $300,000 in...

February 15, 2012

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Congregations around the Episcopal Church are invited to commemorate Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday on February 26.  At the 2009 General Convention, Lent was designated as a time to...

June 10, 2010

NetsforLife®, Episcopal Relief & Development's program partnership to fight malaria, has received the Global Business Coalition Excellence in Business Action Award for outstanding Partnership and Collective Action. The award...

April 22, 2010

Following a cyclone in India April 13 and an earthquake in China April 14, Episcopal Relief & Development has reached out to its partners in affected areas to offer support. The cyclone, which struck areas of India and Bangladesh...

June 5, 2008

Episcopal Relief and Development is responding to the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Arthur in Belize. The storm formed suddenly in the Caribbean and swept across Central America on June 1-2, following on the heels of Tropical Storm...

May 28, 2008

When Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori visited St. Hilda's and St. Hugh's School on Manhattan's Upper West Side in New York City to bless their greenhouse in January 2008, she inadvertently planted the seeds for a very successful...

May 26, 2008

Robert Radtke, president of Episcopal Relief and Development, has announced that Abagail Nelson has been named senior vice president of programs. Nelson has served as vice president of programs since 2005, and was previously ERD's...

April 11, 2008

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is providing emergency assistance to communities in Namibia affected by devastating floods. Namibia has been experiencing a drought for the past several years and the dry river beds in the north of...

March 19, 2008

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is joining in the commemoration of World Water Day 2008 on March 22. The theme of this year's celebration is "Sanitation Matters!" Clean water is a basic necessity for human life, yet 2.6 billion...

May 29, 2007

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is providing assistance to people in Sri Lanka displaced due to conflict in Jaffna, Trincomalee, and Batticaloa. Sri Lanka has been in civil conflict since the early 1980s. More than 65,000 people...

May 25, 2007

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is providing food aid to people in Swaziland after ongoing drought. The country has been struggling through one of its worst periods of drought in years. In Swaziland, 80 percent of people are...

May 3, 2007

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is providing emergency assistance to communities affected by flooding in Luapula and Lusaka, Zambia.   In southern Africa, the October 2006 to April 2007 rainy season produced excessive...

November 2, 2005

Nearly three weeks after a devastating earthquake shook Pakistan and India, Episcopal Relief and Development continues its work providing critical assistance to survivors in the region. The deadly earthquake has left an estimated 80,000...

October 14, 2005

Episcopal Relief and Development’s partnerships with the Church of Pakistan and Church World Service are reaching more people affected by the earthquake on October 8. At least 33,000 people were killed in Pakistan and India and...

September 20, 2005

Episcopal Relief and Development is furthering its efforts to help people affected by Hurricane Katrina. Texas ERD is partnering with the Diocese of Texas to support a multi-faceted response assisting people displaced by Hurricane...