Anglicans from Caribbean islands have been taking part in a training workshop in Grenada to help them prepare and plan for disasters.
15 March 2019
The true story of how a group of Burmese refugees helped to save an Episcopal church in Tennessee has been turned into a movie.
17 August 2017
The overseas development arm of the Anglican Church of Canada is helping to save the lives of new-born babies in Mozambique through the provision of “solar suitcases.”
10 November 2016
The Primates’ World Relief and Development Fund has stressed that safeguards are in place to ensure donations are well-spent.
02 November 2016
Farmers from across Canada and the US States broke a world threshing record while raising funds for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank which supports agriculture in Africa.
09 August 2016
The wildfire that has been raging in and around Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, is finally under control, but it could take until next year until the flames are finally extinguished.
06 July 2016
The number of people displaced from their homes by war and persecution hit a record-breaking 65.3 million people by the end of 2015, the UN said today in a report released to mark World Refugee Day.
20 June 2016
As evacuees from Fort McMurray contemplate waiting weeks before they can return to their fire-ravaged city, Anglicans are continuing to reach out in support. On Friday, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund announced an initial grant of $15,000 to the diocese of Athabasca, in which Fort McMurray falls, to help with its immediate needs.
12 May 2016
The Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, has asked for “the prayers of the whole church” in response to a major wildfire in Alberta that has resulted in the town of Fort McMurray and neighbouring communities being subjected to an enforced evacuation as firefighters predict that much of the town will be destroyed.
05 May 2016
The presiding bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church has called for prayer for the people of Ecuador following last weekend’s devastating earthquake which has so far claimed the lives of 570 people. A further 155 remain missing; and 7,015 others are known to be injured. Almost 25,000 people are currently living in emergency shelters.
21 April 2016