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A miracle in Mogadishu

In a hunger crisis like the one Somalis have been experiencing throughout 2017, our teams witness some really harrowing sights and hear some desperately sad stories. But what drives them on, day after day, is the belief that they can help change the course of history and make things better. And they believe that because they’ve seen it happen — with kids like Yasmiin*.

Somalia's "long rains" do nothing to shorten drought

LIVING ON A “KNIFE-EDGE”

Somalia has four seasons: two rainy (Gu and Deyr) and two dry (Jilaal and Hagaa). This year’s Jilaal, which lasts from December to March, was hotter and drier than normal, putting increasing pressure on dwindling water resources. A post-Jilaal evaluation showed elevated risk of extreme hunger.

Best of 2016: Our Five Most Popular Blogs

What a year! To date, 2016 has seen many major accomplishments, such as the passing of the Global Food Security Act, and moments that challenged us, such as Hurricane Matthew and the ongoing crisis in Syria.

News Releases

Nov 13, 2017
Episcopal Relief & Development is launching its annual Holiday Matching Gift Challenge. Starting now through the end of December, Episcopalians, friends and other supporters have the opportunity to double their donations by participating in this special fundraising opportunity. A group of extremely generous donors will match all donations...
Sep 14, 2017
Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting emergency relief efforts in Culebra and Vieques, two islands in Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Irma. In partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico, the organization is providing approximately 600 people with temporary housing, medical care, food and meal delivery, clothing, home...
Jun 02, 2017
InterAction leaders highlight disproportionate impact on poverty-stricken regions of the world WASHINGTON – InterAction expressed concern at the White House’s decision on Thursday to leave the Paris climate agreement. The landmark accord brings nations together to combat climate change and help developing countries and vulnerable communities...