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Feb 13, 2018
Episcopal Relief & Development is working with the Zambia Anglican Council Outreach Programmes (ZACOP) to provide critical emergency support following a cholera outbreak in the Lusaka Province. The outbreak first began in October 2017 and is spreading rapidly throughout the country. So far, over 3,800 people have contracted this infectious...
Dec 04, 2017
Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to announce that it has received a $200,000 grant from the Episcopal Health Foundation to support its integrated Early Childhood Development program (ECD) in Zambia. The grant aligns with the mission and commitment of both organizations to build and improve the infrastructure of communities beginning...
Oct 30, 2017
Episcopal Relief & Development is proud to announce that it has received a $1.4 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to expand its integrated Early Childhood Development program (ECD) in Zambia and to extend the program into Kenya. The four-year grant will enable the organization and its local partners, Zambia Anglican Council...
Jun 29, 2017
The Board on Global Health at The National Academy of Sciences has published a new report "Global Health and the Future Role of the United States." This report examines the changing landscape of global health and opportunities for the U.S. government, as well as nongovernmental orgnaizations and private sector, to improve responsiveness,...
Mar 21, 2017
The 6th Solar Cookers International (SCI) World Conference 2017 in India broke new ground as it advanced solar cooking globally through new connections, information-sharing, and feedback on new projects advancing the solar cooking community.  Solar cooking is an appropriate technology that improves human health, reduces poverty, protects the...
Oct 11, 2016
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (Monday October 10, 2016) – As the death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Mathew continues to mount by the hour, Save the Children has joined the ministry of health, other major humanitarian aid organizations and UN agencies in calling for an expedited response to the disaster including providing immediate relief supplies to head off...
Jun 09, 2016
SAN DIEGO – June 9, 2016 - A team of volunteer ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctors and nurses sent by San Diego-based International Relief Teams (IRT) will head to Sula, Honduras on Saturday, June 11 to provide much needed surgery to one of Honduras’ poorest communities. During the one-week clinic, the team of eight volunteers will perform 35-40...
Feb 19, 2015
When the G7 leaders meet in June to discuss pressing global issues, it is imperative that they take action to address the needs of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. This paper contains the recommendations of the U.S. G7/G20 Advocacy Alliance, a group of over 40 non-governmental organizations and labor groups.
Dec 03, 2014
InterAction Statement Supporting Ebola Emergency Appropriations Request The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa is the worst the world has ever seen. It threatens to become a crisis of epic proportions, affecting not only those countries currently most impacted, but those in the surrounding region and potentially beyond. Mali – neighbor...
Nov 25, 2014
International Medical Corps opens Ebola Treatment Center in Sierra Leone’s north where the epidemic continues to spread Jaya Vadlamudi (US contact) 1.310.826.7800 jvladamudi@InternationalMedicalCorps.org   November 25, 2014 - Los Angeles, Calif. – International Medical Corps begins admitting patients tomorrow at a new Ebola Treatment Center in...

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