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Anglican Church of Burundi to plant 10 million trees in five years

The planting of trees to mark special occasions is an increasingly popular practice in many areas of southern and central Africa.

19 December 2016

Partridges and monkeys return to hillside populated by refugees

A church-backed project to provide security for refugees living on a hillside in Burundi has resulted in the return of wildlife, including partridges and monkeys.

12 December 2016

Episcopalians helping in south-eastern US fire recovery

Episcopalians are working to help their communities in the aftermath of catastrophic wildfires that have destroyed parts of the Great Smoky Mountains.

02 December 2016

Episcopal agency working in Haiti and south east US following Hurricane Matthew

Food, water and shelter is being provided for approximately 520 families staying on church properties in Haiti’s southern peninsula following last week’s devastating Hurricane Matthew.

20 October 2016

Episcopalians take stock of Hurricane Matthew's damage

Episcopalians along the southeast coastal United States are assessing the damage wrought by Hurricane Matthew. 

11 October 2016

Anglican Alliance helps to co-ordinate global response to South Sudan violence

The Anglican Alliance is helping to co-ordinating the response from Anglican churches and agencies around the world to the ongoing violence in South Sudan.

20 July 2016

Churches respond to on-going violence in South Sudan

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has lamented the latest escalation of violence in Juba, South Sudan.

20 July 2016

Fort McMurray wildfire finally under control

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

Japanese Anglicans open support centre following earthquakes

The Anglican Church in Japan is drawing on its experience of the 2011 tsunami to respond to the powerful earthquakes that struck the island nation last month. Twin earthquakes of 6.5 and 7.3-magnitude in April caused extensive damage in Kumamoto prefecture on Kyushu, the southern island of Japan, killing over 65 people and injuring nearly 1,600.

17 May 2016

Support continues for Ecuador earthquake victims

Tomorrow (Saturday) marks four weeks since the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador causing the death of more than 650 people, injuring more than 4,600 and displacing some 30,000. Recovery from the loss of life and the estimated $2 to $3 billion in damages will take years.

13 May 2016