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
“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
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
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
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
Provincial relief team shifting focus from emergency assistance to recovery and rehabilitation
06 August 2015
Emergency spiritual care team finds neighbour helping neighbour in Houston
02 June 2015
Over 14 dead and 3,000 homeless following torrential rains
09 April 2015
Christian Aid is providing emergency assistance to deluged communities in Malawi, in the aftermath of the worst floods the country has seen in nearly two decades.
23 January 2015
Torrential rains in Malawi have claimed up to 50 lives and left tens of thousands homeless, as well as threatening harvests.
16 January 2015