CWS Jan. 25 Long Term Recovery Workshop Canceled

January 22, 2013

New York, N.Y. – Because of forecast bad weather global humanitarian agency Church World Service has canceled the last of several scheduled long-term recovery trainings in New York.

The canceled event was scheduled for Friday, January 25, at the First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica, a church of the New York City Presbytery.

Those who had planned to attend are invited to register instead for a training scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Long Island Volunteer Center, 175 Central Avenue, South Bethpage, NY 11714.

Those interested in registering for that training should email

As part of its continuing post-Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, CWS has coordinated a series of long-term recovery trainings in New Jersey and New York this month – three in New Jersey and two in New York. The  workshops provide those working to help communities rebuild and recover with an overview of long term recovery and a forum for sharing lessons learned and best practices gathered through decades of experience in large and small disasters.

CWS is a global relief, sustainable development and refugee assistance agency, addressing the root causes of poverty and hunger around the world. As part of its work, CWS operates a domestic disaster response program.