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PWRDF responds to hurricane emergencies in Cuba and Haiti

Emergency Response Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, PWRDF News Release

In the year 2008, Cuba was hit by two powerful hurricanes. Hurricane Gustav, considered one of the most violent hurricanes in the past 50 years, […]

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Earthquake in Pakistan kills 350

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, PWRDF News Release
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Aid workers from ACT International have reported 350 dead after the earthquake in the southwestern Pakistan province of Balochistan. A team from an ACT partner […]

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Burma Cyclone Nargis Response

Asia Pacific Stories, Burma Stories, Emergency Response Stories, PWRDF News Release
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PWRDF received a total designated donation of $242,206 from the Anglicans in Canada. We’ve already contributed $210,000 to the ACT Appeal. PWRDF has also received […]

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Remembering Springhill

50th Anniversary Stories, Canada Stories, PWRDF News Release
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PWRDF Executive Director joins Bishop Sue Moxley at All Saints Anglican, Springhill, Nova Scotia Fifty years ago today, on October 23, 1958, an underground explosion […]

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Partner in Sri Lanka launches petition to end food crisis

Asia Pacific Stories, Featured, Global Stories
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October 16 is World Food(less) Day One of PWRDF’s long-standing partners in Sri Lanka, the Movement for National Land and Agricultural Reform (MONLAR), has launched […]

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Out of tragedy comes hope and help

50th Anniversary Stories, PWRDF News Release
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PWRDF 50th Anniversary Prayer The Primate’s World Relief Fund (as it was first named) came into existence as a result of the Springhill Mine Disaster […]

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Signs of Hope and Resurrection

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured
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India and Sri Lanka Visit September 13- 30th Cathy Miller 2 Tsunami Projects in Tamil Nadu, South India For Canadians, the tsunami of 2004 might […]

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