International Disaster Relief
Providing Desperately Needed Water in Ukraine
16 August 2022
SAMARITAN’S PURSE IS DRILLING WELLS AND INSTALLING WATER SYSTEMS IN AN AREA WHERE WATER PIPES WERE DESTROYED IN THE CONFLICT.
Samaritan’s Purse is a non-profit, Christian organisation providing emergency relief and development assistance to suffering people around the world. Samaritan’s Purse is meeting the physical needs of victims of war, famine, natural disaster, poverty and disease with the aim of demonstrating God’s love and sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ. The aid and assistance are given without regard to the race, creed, gender, religion, or ethnicity of the beneficiaries.
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Together we can reach hurting people with physical relief and the hope of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We want local churches to know how God is working among the nations and then present them with opportunities to get involved.
6 July 2022
Bearing Burdens in Lismore Amidst Disaster “Rain bomb” may not be a technical weather term, but it perfectly describes the relentless deluge earlier this year that inundated the city of Lismore and the surrounding Northern Rivers region in New South Wales. Flooded rivers quickly overwhelmed the city’s levees, and families were trapped in their homes…
29 June 2022
GOD IS WORKING THROUGH OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD AND THE GREATEST JOURNEY DISCIPLESHIP COURSE TO BRING CHILDREN TO SAVING FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST. Iglesia Nueva Generación in Cutuglagua, Ecuador, was predominantly a congregation of adults until they got involved with Operation Christmas Child. But when they coordinated an outreach event for children in June 2021, they were…
17 August 2022
THROUGH A FRIEND’S INVITATION AND A SIMPLE GIFT, A YOUNG GIRL IN THE WEST AFRICAN NATION OF BENIN FINDS HOPE AND JOY IN JESUS CHRIST. Nine-year-old Gladys flashed a big smile as she recounted the day she received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift. The special items inside included a blanket folded neatly and arranged…
16 August 2022
Millions of people in poor communities have never had access to a dependable source of clean water. Families are forced to use contaminated water for cooking and drinking. They often get very sick as a result, but they don’t have another choice. The daily struggle for clean water is a matter of life and death….
10 August 2022
A MISSIONARY TEAM FROM THE MARSHALL ISLANDS SAILS TO AN ISOLATED ATOLL TO HOST OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD OUTREACH EVENTS. A team of seven recently set sail on a 57-foot boat named Cloud Nine with cartons of Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts on board. Their destination? An isolated part of Kwajalein Atoll. Home to some 11,000…
14 July 2022
SAMARITAN’S PURSE CONTINUES TO PROVIDE LIFESAVING MEDICAL CARE TO DISPLACED FAMILIES IN A CONFLICT-TORN REGION. Tayech Melkamu* had been afraid for several days as her 10-year-old daughter, Miheret,* grew more and more weak. “I began to lose hope,” Tayech said. “After all this crisis, and now my child was sick.” The Samaritan’s Purse team in…
11 July 2022
In the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus calls us to love our neighbours and go out of our way to help those who are in trouble. Our mission at Samaritan’s Purse is to work in Jesus’ Name to help victims of disaster, disease, poverty, famine, and war. Livelihood projects are just one of many…
29 June 2022
AN UNREACHED BAKA VILLAGE IN GABON RECEIVES SHOEBOX GIFTS AND THE GOSPEL WITH JOY! Outsiders. That’s what the Baka people are known as in the Central African nations of Gabon and Cameroon. Members of this unreached people group are relegated to the margins of society and given little access to education or social services. Tragically,…