Papua New Guinea church backs ecumenical earthquake response project

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake in Papua New Guinea has left hundreds dead and many more homeless. 

The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea (ACPNG) announced their support for the joint church earthquake response through the Church Partnership Program (CPP). The attached press release was read to the Provincial Council meeting on Thursday 22nd March 2018 in Lae, PNG.  

The joint church response team are currently assessing and finalising preparation for response activities, which will focus on supporting affected communities to have access to food and non-food relief items, access to health and hygiene kits, temporary shelters, and counselling support.

The support will be facilitated through Anglicare PNG and the existing CPP network comprising of the seven mainline churches.

To donate to ABM’s PNG Earthquake Emergency Appeal in support ACPNG and Anglicare’s response, please visit

ACPNG Press Release 22 March 18 by George Conger on Scribd

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