December 3, 2018
Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the work of the Anglican Church in Mexico to provide shelter, food, water and other basic needs to migrants from Central America seeking asylum in the United States. As part of a joint-proposal sent to and funded by a collective of Anglican Alliance agencies, the efforts help meet immediate and long-term needs, beginning with a ministry through San Esteban Anglican Church in Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, across the border from Donna, Texas.
Episcopal Relief & Development and the humanitarian arm of the Episcopal Church of Liberia (ECL-RD) were awarded a second $670,000 three-year grant from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) to expand a gender-based violence prevention and response project in Liberia.
Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting its partner the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf to respond to needs of the people affected by the ongoing crisis in Yemen.
Episcopal Relief & Development is working with Aanglidesh, the Diocese of Honduras Development Agency to provide assistance to families affected by the torrential rain in Honduras this spring.
In late May and early June of this year, extreme rain and flooding impacted communities all over the country, including the Siguatepeque municipality of Comayagua; Francisco Morazan, El Paraiso; Choluteca and Intibuca. Families were forced to evacuate and many lost their homes and material possessions.