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On Thursday 17th December, Category 5 Tropical Cyclone (TC) Yasa made landfall in Fiji, bringing with it gusts of up to 350 kmph and lashing rain. The winds flattened trees and crops, damaged and destroyed houses, and the rain has left severe flooding, which i...Read more
The Sinakho Safe Community Network program is implemented by the Department of Social Responsibility (DSR), in the Anglican Church’s Grahamstown Diocese in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Anglican Overseas Aid has been partnering with DSR since 1999 to promo...Read more
Around the world, schooling has been disrupted for months; social distancing has caused classrooms to go online, with students studying from home. For some, learning has gone digital, throwing families into relative chaos. But what happens when you have li...Read more
Violence has been escalating in the north of Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique, a situation which has seen thousands fleeing for their lives. They are now refugees in their own country, heading south seeking safety and shelter. Communities are hosting the re...Read more
Our partner in Gaza, the Ahli Arab Hospital (AAH), continues to run the Women’s Health and Wellbeing Program through the pandemic. Shutdowns temporarily closed the program during March, however they were able to reopen a month later with increased precautions ...Read more
Thanks to your support through Anglican Overseas Aid’s Rapid Response Emergency Fund, our partner in Mozambique, the Missionary Diocese of Nampula, was able to help many in the aftermath of consecutive cyclones in the coastal African country in 2019. In...Read more
COVID-19: the transition and the new normal. Recently we had an update from our partners in Kenya and Mozambique. They told us of how the pandemic has impacted them and the people they serve. Importantly, they told us how their work is continuing to help th...Read more
Sometimes it is hard to speak up when something is wrong. It is even harder when there has been a disaster, and when you are already experiencing vulnerability in your community. We have been working with our partner, the Anglican Church of Melanesia, to reduc...Read more
The province of Guadalcanal, the second largest island in the Solomon Islands and home of it's capital, Honiara, plays an essential role in growing enough food to feed the nation's people. So, when Tropical Cyclone Harold brought with it devastating floods in ...Read more
A catastrophic explosion and subsequent shockwave rocked Beirut, Lebanon on the 4th August, leaving the city's only port devastated, thousands of buildings damaged and 85 percent of the country's grain destroyed. The explosion killed more than 135 people, inju...Read more
Living with a disability is challenging. In remote and rural settings in Vanuatu, these challenges are compounded by the dangers that come with the threat of natural disasters, like Tropical Cyclone Harold that hit earlier this year. This is how the Anglican C...Read more
The Towards Abundant Life Program is implemented by the Diocese Missionaria de Nampula in Mozambique. The project has been running since 2011, funded through the Australian Government’s Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP) as well as from donations in Aus...Read more
Health and wellbeing is still a focus of our Towards Abundant Life program in Mozambique. Anglican Overseas Aid has been working with the Anglican Church in Nampula and Cabo Del Gado provinces in Mozambique since 2011. The work has been focused on commu...Read more
Earlier this year, Belinda Lauria, our Solomon Islands Project Manager, Quality and Compliance, visited the Solomon Islands. Here she shares why this program is so special. In March, (just before the COVID-19 travel restrictions were put in place!) I vi...Read more