Emergency Response Stories

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

Cuba Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Haiti Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Uncategorized
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

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, PWRDF News Release
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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B.C. Wildfire Update

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PWRDF Humanitarian Response Coordinator Naba Gurung has been in close contact with Barbara Andrews, Bishop of the Territory of the People (formerly the Anglican Parishes […]

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Faith-based organizations gather to find solutions for the Horn of Africa

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Will Postma speaks at a special conference of the All Africa Conference of Churches in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo courtesy AACC

Joanna Patouris is the Climate Change Communications Coordinator for ACT Alliance On June 28 and 29, members of the ecumenical family along with national and […]

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Government announces Famine Relief Fund with 1:1 match

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Paul Jeffrey Photo

This story has been updated since originally posted. PWRDF is pleased to report that the federal government has today announced they will match funds donated […]

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Typhoons test resilient Filipino community

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Philippines
A thick layer of silt covers the rice paddies.

The Filipino towns of Namitpit and Patungcaleo sit on the winding Abra River in northern Luzon. The island is home to 53 million people, but […]

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