PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 23, 2010) – The following reflection was written by David Mark, World Mission regional coordinator for Latin America, who along with three other Evangelical Covenant Church leaders visited Haiti last week. They were there to assess ongoing needs that will help shape future distributions of the more than $1 million contributed in recent weeks to the Covenant Haiti Relief Fund to assist long-term rebuilding efforts.
CHICAGO, IL (March 23, 2010) – “Just back from Haiti. It was truly life changing. I have never seen such widespread devastation and death. I have also never seen such magnificent resilience and deep faith among believers who suffer. I am humbled and in awe.”
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 17, 2010) – Covenant World Relief (CWR) partners in Haiti are beginning to transition their work from relief to rehabilitation and development while continuing to meet current needs – which remain desperate, says Director Dave Husby.
CHICAGO, IL (March 4, 2010) – The Covenant World Relief (CWR) disaster relief fund for Haiti has received more than $900,000 in contributions following an earthquake just seven weeks ago that leveled much of Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas, says CWR Director Dave Husby.
RANCAGUA, CHILE (March 2, 2010) – “It was the most terrifying minute of my life,” said Evangelical Covenant Church minister Henoch Fuentes, who was awakened when an earthquake and numerous aftershocks devastated much of the country early Saturday morning.
CHICAGO, IL (February 19, 2010) – David Husby, director of Covenant World Relief, said its partner, Medical Teams International, still is in “urgent need” of physicians who have experience with developing countries to help in Haiti.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (February 16, 2010) – Ministry partners who are meeting the needs of Haitian survivors amid the devastation left by the January 12 earthquake are inspiring Jeff Anderson, superintendent of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada (ECCC).