Responding to Typhoon Goni

Photo: SSEC/CIMSS, University of Wisconsin–Madison from

On August 16, 2015, typhoon Goni (known locally in the Philippines as Ineng) made landfall in the Central Luzon area of the Philippines.  The area, […]

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2015 Christmas Cards Available

"Nativity Play" (left) and "Holy Family" Christmas cards are now available.

These beautiful Christmas cards are a wonderful way to spread the word about The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund’s important work and to support […]

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PWRDF supported work in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt

A girl writes on the chalkboard during class in a school in a settlement of Syrian refugees in Minyara, a village in the Akkar district of northern Lebanon. Photo:ACT/Paul Jeffrey

PWRDF has been supporting relief efforts in Syria and the surrounding countries since 2012.  In 2015, PWRDF has sent $125,000 through the ACT Alliance and […]

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Relief supporting development in Bangladesh

Taking a boat to get to the flooded daighor in Chakaria, Bangladesh. Photo: UBINIG

Heavy monsoon rains and cyclones have caused flash flooding in Bangladesh, causing widespread damage to homes, crops, and communities.  PWRDF is responding through long-term partner […]

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Canadian government announces matching funds for Syrian emergency relief

Workers erect new tents in the Zaatari Refugee Camp, located near Mafraq, Jordan. Photo:ACT/Paul Jeffrey

On September 12, 2015, the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) announced that it would match, dollar for dollar, donations from individual […]

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