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02 May 2018 description

Ongoing civil unrest continues across 10 provinces around the country, causing an increase in the number of people displaced and contributing to the loss of human life and property.

Complicating the situation, approximately 1.8 million displaced people have started returning to their homes, including some 1.4 million in the Kasai province, where they are faced with abandoned services and destroyed infrastructure, including their homes.

26 Feb 2018 description

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the flood relief activities of the Episcopal Diocese of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

08 Aug 2017 description

August 8, 2017

Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Diocese of Kasai, Province of Anglican Church of Congo to support 90 families impacted by violence in the Grand Kasai provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

25 Apr 2013 description

On April 25, World Malaria Day, Episcopal Relief & Development's NetsforLife® malaria prevention program is joining with its partners to celebrate the gains made so far in stopping this deadly disease, and call for renewed support from local and international stakeholders to “Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria.”

23 May 2012 description

The relief and development agencies of two mainline Protestant denominations are forming a new strategic partnership to prevent and control malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. By uniting in common mission, Episcopal Relief & Development’s award-winning NetsforLife® program partnership and the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) will be able to reach 21 countries in sub-Saharan Africa where malaria is endemic.

15 Dec 2010 description

In support of Sierra Leone's national effort to combat malaria, NetsforLife=AE joined forces with the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to hang nearly 330,000 long-lasting insecticide-treated nets in the highly-populated southern district of Bo.

03 Jun 2009 description

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, violent conflict between rebel forces and the government has caused massive displacement in the province of North Kivu in the eastern part of the country. According to the Rt. Rev. Bahati Bali-Busane Sylvestre of the Diocese of Bukavu, rebel groups have focused their attacks on innocent civilians and rapes and murders have dramatically increased in this region.

13 Oct 2008 description

Episcopal Relief & Development is providing critical emergency assistance to more than 200 displaced people from the Province de L'Eglise Anglican in the north-east region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bishop Isingoma and delegates of the Diocese of Boga were forced to flee their homes last week after a recent upsurge of rebel violence. They were able to circumvent the rebels by traveling for two days through the forests to seek refuge in Bunia, the capitol of the Ituri province.

Now, about 40 families are temporarily living in church buildings in Bunia.

30 Sep 2005 description

Episcopal Relief and Development is providing emergency assistance to people forced out of their homes after conflict in and around the northeast town of Boga in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

01 Jul 2003 description

Episcopal Relief and Development is providing critical assistance to students and faculty of the Anglican Theological Seminary (ISThA) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo following ongoing war in the country. Intense ethnic fighting, killings, looting, and destruction continue to occur in parts of the Congo. ISThA, located in the northeast town of Bunia, has evacuated faculty and students to the town of Aru. Heavy fighting between militia in Bunia killed hundreds and forced tens of thousands to flee their homes.