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  • Emergency Anglican Missions Appeal 2014

    22 July 2014

    The crisis in Gaza has the hospitals in the region struggling with shortages in medicine, fuel for the electrical generators, and food for patients, staff, and the people in the surrounding community. The Al-Ahli Hospital has suffered structural damage to the ventilation systems in the operating theatre and emergency room, and damage to many windows. Hospital staff are working around the clock receiving the wounded and providing emergency care... more»
    APPEAL: Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza
  • CWS calls for end to Violence in Gaza

    14 July 2014

    Christian World Service is alarmed at the harm being done by the escalating violence to civilians in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian territory. CWS supports the call for an immediate ceasefire and an end to all forms of violence. Our prayers are for all those people who have lost loved ones, are injured or are traumatised in Israel and more»
    APPEAL: CWS Palestine Appeal
  • Mission Update - June 2014

    26 June 2014

    In this update we have included links to our new edition of Mission Action and our Annual Report for 2013. We have a new mission tip, the latest news from our website, and information on our two current appeals: the 2014 Lenten Appeal and the Emergency Appeal for the Solomon Islands. link»
    Latest news from Anglican Missions
  • Update Report from the Anglican Church of Melanesia

    24 April 2014

    This is a short report compiled by the Aid & Program Office on behalf of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) Provincial Disaster Committee update on Emergency Relief Action and possible Recovery Plan for the 2014 Flash Flood Disaster which affected parts of Honiara city (areas closer to Matanikau River Bank) and Guadalcanal... more»
    Disaster Relief Supply Distribution
  • Chairman of the Disaster Committee for the Anglican Church of Melanesia

    10 April 2014

    According to the reports this morning: 23 people dead, 18 in Honiara/ Guadalcanal, 3 in Malaita and 1 in Isabel. The number will rise as the search continues. 30 plus people are still missing and around 12,000 to 20,000 people left homeless. People are living at make shift tents, school halls, and class rooms. This is the biggest disaster recorded so far in the country. more»
    Solomon Islands Update from Father George Elo
  • Anglican Missions Launches Appeal for the Solomon Islands

    8 April 2014

    The Anglican Missions Board is launching an emergency appeal in aid of the people of the Solomon Islands subsequent to the recent devastating floods. Anglican Missions is currently in discussion with the Anglican Church of Melanesia, the Anglican Alliance (for Development, Relief and Advocacy) and Christian World Service to assess the most appropriate response, accepting that support is urgently needed for emergency relief and rebuilding... more»
    Solomon Islands Appeal
  • Tonga: Support Womenpower

    16 January 2014

    Christian World Service has launched an appeal to support the women of Ha’apai and Vava’u organising clean-up operations in Tonga.They are part of Ama Takiloa a network of women’s groups throughout Tonga who have been deeply involved in disaster preparedness and climate change adaptation.“Responding after disaster is what more»
    APPEAL: CWS Tonga Cyclone
  • Pitch in for the Philippines

    12 November 2013

    Super Typhoon Haiyan has torn through the Philippines leaving catastrophic damage. Reports show images of complete devastation through the Visayas, Bicol and northern Mindinao areas, including those struggling to recover from the earthquake in Bohol. Thousands have been killed and more than 12 million people affected. CWS is working through a number of ACT Alliance (Action by Churches Together) members to assess the situation. more»
    APPEAL: CWS Philippines Typhoon
  • Christian World Service launches appeal for Myanmar Flood Victims

    25 September 2013

    The first round of food distribution (CWS)CWS is asking New Zealanders to help rural people in Myanmar (Burma), needing food, water and agricultural support.After heavy monsoon rains and flash flooding hit Myanmar’s south eastern states people are struggling to recover.   Christian World Service is working closely with a partner more»
    APPEAL: CWS Appeal for the Myanmar Floods
  • Christian World Service Emergency Appeal - December 2012

    18 December 2012

    Following the devastation caused by the cyclone in the Pacific, we know that many in the parishes will want to give to help the relief effort. AMB is commending the CWS Appeal for this purpose. Donations can be sent to CWS via their website, by credit card or by post.Update: CWS Sends $20,000 for immediate relief. Donations are still more»
    CWS Pacific Cyclone Appeal
  • CWS has launched a Flood Appeal for the people of Fiji

    22 February 2012

    Christian World Service has launched an appeal to provide immediate assistance for those who live in Fiji’s informal settlements affected by severe flooding. The Fiji government has declared parts of the Western District an emergency.Long term partner, ECREA (Ecumenical Centre for Research, Education and Advocacy) has assessed the needs of more»
    CWS Fiji Flood Appeal - 2012
  • Emergency Appeal from Anglican Missions

    26 September 2011

    Once again Pakistan has been hit by devastating floods. Over 5.4 million people have been affected in Sindh province, southern Punjab and north-eastern Balochistan. Already 248 people have died, and communities that had barely recovered from the devastating floods of last year have seen their homes and livelihoods destroyed a second time... link»
    Pakistan Floods Appeal
  • by The Venerable Bernard Faull

    8 September 2011

    The following information was sent to us by the Wellington Diocesan Manager, The Venerable Bernard Faull, reporting back regarding the disbursement of funds raised by the Bishops’ Emergency Appeal for Christchurch Earthquake.  Specifically ‘tagged’ to beneficiariesChristchurch Cathedral, from Canterbury Cathedral more»
  • Bishops' Emergency Appeal for Christchurch

    3 May 2011

    Since the Christchurch Earthquake on 22nd February, the Anglican Mission Board has coordinated the receipt of international donations to the Bishop's Emergency Appeal. Donations have come from USA, the UK, Canada, Australia, South Korea and Monaco. So far the total transferred is $118,885. link»
  • Bishops' Emergency Appeal for Christchurch

    3 March 2011

    E te iwi whanui tena koutou,Greetings to our friends and Whanau in Aotearoa NZ me nga Hui Amorangi, USA Presiding Bishop Katharine Schori, Bishop of Hawaii Robert Fitzpatrick, General Secretary Tom Heffer Seafarers in London and many others who have contacted us.If I haven’t responded to anyone my apologies as we have been totally involved more»
  • Bishops' Emergency Appeal for Christchurch

    1 March 2011

    I have had the opportunity of spending some time with Bishop John Gray at Te Waipounamu Hui Amorangi headquarters at 290 Ferry Rd yesterday. Although everyone is stressed and tired, their morale is all right. They are putting back books on shelves and cleaning up the mess. There is some liquefaction in the compound grounds. Bishop John Gray is more»
  • For the Earthquake on the 22 February 2011

    25 February 2011

    The Archbishops and Bishops of the province have launched an appeal to help the Diocese of Christchurch and Te Hui Amorangi Te Waipounamu in their ministry, care and support to their people and parishes and communities affected by the 22 February Christchurch earthquake. AMB have offered to receive funds on behalf of our overseas friends and partners for this Appeal. These will then be forwarded to the Bishop's Emergency Appeal. more»
  • Wellington Diocese Appeal

    6 September 2010

    The Bishop of Wellington has launched an appeal to assist the Diocese of Christchurch in its ministry, care and support to its people and parishes and communities affected by the significant earthquake which hit Christchurch and the surrounding communities early Saturday morning. more»
  • Emergency Appeal

    4 August 2010

    Record breaking monsoon rains have killed at least 1000 people and left tens of thousands marooned and homeless in the north west of Pakistan. Over one million people have been affected by the worst flooding on record. Officials fear the worst is yet to come if the flooding hits more populated areas and disease breaks out. The full extent of the damage remains unclear as many areas are inaccessible. The people of Pakistan urgently need outside assistance. ACT Alliance has an initial 3 month appeal for US$1.6 million but more will be needed. Please give generously. more»
    CWS Pakistan Flood Appeal
  • Thank you for donating

    9 July 2010

    AMB would like to say thank you to all the generous donations for the Haiti Earthquake. We have now sent $20,186 to CWS from our donors in support of the Haiti Earthquake appeal to help with the work they are doing there. more»
    Haiti Earthquake
  • CWS Emergency Appeal

    3 March 2010

    The earthquake in Chile has left over 500,000 homes destroyed and over 800 people dead. Christian World Service will be working with their partners ACT to assist victims of both the earthquake and tsunami. more»
    Earthquake in Chile
  • 2009 Emergency Appeal - What your donations did.

    17 February 2010

    From the Diocese of Polynesia: "The political climate and the severe floods that struck Fiji at the beginning of year 2009 caused many hardships to many of our communities.We are thankful to the prayers and the monetary assistance from the NZ Anglican Missions Board  and the UK Mother’s Union that enabled the affected more»
    Fiji Floods Appeal Update
  • Tsunami Appeal Total Reaches $100,000.00

    3 February 2010

    Anglican Missions on behalf of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia undertook an appeal through Parishes and this website. By December 2009 the appeal reached a record amount for Anglican Missions - just over $100,000.00 has been raised. As this was an unprecedented response Anglican Missions has been working with established agencies with many years of experience in emergencies. link»
    Update on the Pacific Tsunami
  • Emergency Appeal Update

    21 January 2010

    Dear friends, We hope you will continue to keep the people of Haiti in your prayers. The following is an update of recent information about the situation in Haiti. It may help you keep your parishioners informed and let them know that CWS partners are already providing much needed help. There will be further updates on the more»
    CWS Update on Haiti
  • Emergency Appeal

    14 January 2010

    Our partners Christian World Service (CWS) have launched an emergency appeal to assist the people of Haiti after the devastating earthquake. Donations for the appeal can be sent direct to CWS or to the Anglican Missions Board, and we will forward to CWS. more»
    Haiti Appeal Launched by Christian World Service