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Churches mobilised as Sri Lanka floods death toll passes 200

Clergy in Sri Lanka have been urged to prepare their churches and church halls to provide refuge for people displaced by serious flooding. 

31 May 2017

Anglican Church in Peru calls for aid

The Anglican Church in Peru has established the ‘Help us to help Others’ commission,’ to mobilise financial support for the most vulnerable and neglected communities amid ongoing floods and mudslides.

04 April 2017

Church responds to devastating Cyclone Vardah

Church leaders from the diocese of Madras distributed food parcels and other aid to some of the thousands of people displaced by Cyclone Vardah.

12 January 2017

Flood of generosity opens mission doors

The generous response by Australian Anglicans to a disaster relief fund enabled the Diocese of Tasmania to provide its flood-hit community with emergency care packs. 

12 August 2016

Church in Sri Lanka responds to devastating floods

The Church of Ceylon has launched an emergency response to devastating floods in Sri Lanka that have claimed over 100 lives and left thousands homeless and without resources.

23 June 2016

Church implements disaster strategy after devastating floods

The Church of Ceylon has implemented its disaster management plan in response to devastating floods that have displaced around 225,000 people and seriously impacted a further 200,000. Heavy rains have resulted in the confirmed deaths of 92 people; and a significant number of injures. Scores of people remain missing.

24 May 2016

Christmas "cancelled" in India; but re-instated in Pakistan

“Exuberant” Christmas celebrations in the Diocese of Madras, part of the Church of South India (CSI), have been cancelled as the Moderator calls on churches to focus efforts on flood relief; but in the Diocese of Peshawar, part of the Church of Pakistan, an improving security situation means that Christmas is back after a two-year absence.

17 December 2015

Soldiers on flood-relief duty given sanctuary in local church

A platoon of soldiers has taken up residence in a church in north-west England – but the troops are not part of an invasion force – they are helping to alleviate the effects of severe flooding that has impacted north-east England.

11 December 2015

Church of South India in Chennai flood relief

The Church of South India (CSI) Synod has launched an emergency response to assist the victims of severe flooding in Chennai. So far, at least 280 people have been killed as a result of the floods in the southern Indian city, which is also known as madras, and the wider Tamil Nadu state.

08 December 2015

Urgent prayer request from Egypt - flood relief

The Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa, in the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, has issued an urgent prayer request following flash flooding in much of Egypt's Delta Region.

09 November 2015


VIDEO: Anglican Churches urged to think of seafarers this Sunday


Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.