Gulf Oil Spill Pastoral Letter
Week of Compassion, General Minister and President Sharon Watkins, and several Regional and Area Ministers recently sent a letter to churches in areas affected by the BP oil spill. To read the letter and see the resources WoC has made available for responding to the spill, click here.
After The Earthquake, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
No one said responding to the aftermath of Haiti's devastating 12 January earthquake would be easy.
They were right.
Urgent Need for School and Clean-Up Kits
This is to alert you to the fact that the CWS inventory of clean-up buckets and school kits is extremely low. The need is great - we are in the midst of tropical storm and hurricane season, when clean-up buckets often are requested, and CWS is getting numerous requests for the school kits as overseas partners prepare for the fall school year.
Thank you, in advance, for whatever efforts you can make to help increase CWS' clean-up bucket and school kit supply to help meet potential and existing requests.
This Week's Responses
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance
Nicaragua, tropical storm relief
Guatemala, tropical storm relief
El Salvador, tropical storm relief
Republic of Congo, train accident
Pakistan/Afghanistan, security crisis
Romania, flood relief
Brazil, flood relief
Montana, tornado/flood relief
Haiti, trauma counseling/peacebuilding
Development and Long-Term Recovery
Zimbabwe, water wells
Kenya (2), water project