(17.09.2005) New Orleans. Efforts are now underway to clean up after the devastating storm and flood catastrophe that shook the southern coast of the USA. New Orleans is to be rebuilt, and the New Apostolic Church has announced it will also take part in the clean-up operations.
(13.09.2005) Liyoyelo, Zambia. Liyoyelo lies on the Zambezi River around 600 kilometres west of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia. On 24 August the entire bush village burned to the ground - all 34 houses. The president of the New Apostolic Church in Zambia, District Apostle Charles Ndandula, travelled to the affected region in order to personally direct the relief effort to help those in need (see our report).
(06.09.2005) Mongu, Zambia. A gigantic firestorm has completely destroyed the bush village of Mongu in Western Zambia. Twenty-eight families have been affected, most of them New Apostolic.
Disaster relief for victims of Hurricane Katrina: NAK-karitativ donates 50,000 Euro for immediate aid
(02.09.2005) Dortmund. The relief agency of the New Apostolic District Churches of Germany, "NAK-karitativ", is sending 50,000 Euro of immediate aid to help victims of Hurricane Katrina in the USA. The funds will be transferred to the World Relief Fund of the New Apostolic Church USA. Further relief campaigns will follow.
(01.09.2005) Sea Cliff, New York. The catastrophe unleashed by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and the surrounding states of Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi is the most severe in the history of the USA. The New Apostolic Church USA is issuing a donation for immediate relief efforts to the American Red Cross.
(23.02.2005) Zurich. Nearly two months have already passed since the tsunami disaster in the South Indian Ocean and still there are missing persons - and still donations are coming in on an unprecedented scale.
(24.01.2005) Zurich. The response of New Apostolic Christians in helping the many victims of the tsunami catastrophe in the southern Indian Ocean has been overwhelming! Some 2 million Euro in donations have been collected so far in Germany alone, and the relief fund of the New Apostolic Church Switzerland has amassed 250,000 Francs.
(13.01.2005) Dortmund. NAK-karitativ is forwarding 100,000 Euro each to the aid organisations "terre des homes" and "Deutsche Welthungerhilfe" (German Agro Action). This aid will go to support families in the regions of Southern Asia hardest hit by the seaquake.
(04.01.2005) Hannover. "Our hearts are warm and sympathetic toward all the victims and survivors who have experienced such unspeakable suffering!" It was with these words that Chief Apostle Richard Fehr began his address on the flood catastrophe in Southern Asia.
(31.12.2004) Zurich. Grief and consternation over the many victims of the seaquake catastrophe in Southern Asia marked the last day of the year 2004. Many New Apostolic congregations observed a moment of silence to commemorate the dead, and the district apostles wrote letters that were read aloud in the congregations during New Year's Eve and New Year's Day services.