Emergency Response Stories

Federal government announces Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund

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Rohingya relief

International Development Minister Marie Claude Bibeau today announced that the federal government will match 1:1 donations to Rohingya relief efforts through its new Myanmar Crisis […]

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PWRDF joins Foodgrains Bank Rohingya relief effort

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Rohingya refugees

PWRDF is contributing $20,000 from its Canadian Foodgrains Bank account to a food relief project in Bangladesh being managed by fellow Foodgrains Bank member World […]

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PWRDF monitoring recovery efforts in Mexico

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Traditional midwives provide regular pre-natal check-ups to their patients, provide advice, and- when necessary- refer high-risk cases to the local hospital.

Updated on October 19, 2017 On the anniversary of the 1985 earthquake that devastated Mexico City, the city again is reeling from a 7.1 magnitude […]

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PWRDF responds to Irma with $40,000 for Cuba and Haiti

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Flooding in Haiti after Hurricane Irma. Christian Aid photo.

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund has announced an initial grant of $40,000 for immediate response to Hurricane Irma in Cuba and Haiti. PWRDF […]

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PWRDF Monitoring Hurricane Irma

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hurricane irma

PWRDF is monitoring the situation and determining how we can best respond with partners on the ground in Cuba, Haiti and Latin America to the […]

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PWRDF grants $5,000 to Episcopal Relief and Development for Hurricane Harvey

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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. Photo Episcopal Relief and Development

On Friday, August 25, Hurricane Harvey roared ashore near Houston, Texas, leaving in its wake more than four feet of rain, catastrophic and widespread flooding, […]

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PWRDF responds to Nepal appeals for help after flooding

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Relief material being delivered to the affected people in Jhapa. LWF Nepal photo

PWRDF has pledged a rapid response grant of $25,000 to ACT Alliance to be given to Lutheran World Federation, Nepal Program, in the wake of […]

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PWRDF commits $38,600 to South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia

Africa Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, PWRDF News Release, Refugees and Migrants Stories, South Sudan, Uncategorized, Water Stories
Christian Aid photo

For three months starting today, South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia will have better access to clean water for drinking and sanitation. Approximately 285,809 of the […]

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