Wars, hurricanes,and floods bring suffering upon thousands. In the midst of this pain are opportunities to give help and hope with the love of Christ.
The war in Syria has left entire city blocks lie in ruins with no signs of life. Shattered high-rise buildings overlook acres of destroyed houses.
Chicken and rice is what the children are eating today. They are all dressed up and wearing big smiles as they wait for the man to bring food.
“There is no hope in this country,” says Stamene Moliere, a twenty-seven-year-old unemployed secretary in Les Cayes, Haiti. Millions of Haitians are in distress. For years the country has been trapped in cycles of political and economic dysfunction. But many Haitians say the current political crisis is worse than anything they have ever experienced. Those… Read more
The Economic crisis in Venezuela has left multitudes scavenging for a living. Around four million Venezuelans have left their homeland.
Relentless! Is probably the best word to describe war-torn Yemen. At times there is hope as leaders gather at the table to discuss peace plans.
Winters in Turkey are cold and miserable for Syrian refugees who struggle to find jobs to support their families. Some refugees arrive in Turkey with absolutely nothing but the clothes on their backs. They find themselves crowded in tiny, damp apartments with no good way to escape the bone-chilling temperatures. Many cannot afford fuel or… Read more
Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on September 1as a category 5 hurricane with winds of up to 185 mph. After making landfall, Dorian stalled over the islands but maintained severe winds for two days. The storm brought 30 inches of rain and a storm surge as high as 23 feet in some places. A… Read more
On May 3, Cyclone Fani made landfall in eastern India, bringing heavy rains and major winds to Odisha and other coastal states. Cell towers and electric poles doubled over, causing large power outages. Thousands of homes were damaged as the storm tore off roofs and flooded many houses. Despite a large-scale evacuation effort, at least… Read more
The people of Africa, are reeling after two massive cyclones hit Mozambique. The cyclones destroyed thousands of homes, and flooded croplands.
Rohingya refugees are among the most oppressed people on earth. To escape attacks in Myanmar, more than one million fled across the border into Bangladesh.
Venezuela, once one of the richest countries in South America, has plummeted into a deep economic crisis. Pray for the suffering Venezuelans.
Mozambique is reeling in the wake of devastating Cyclone Idai. This storm struck the southern coast of Africa last week.
The Venezuela economic crisis continues, as refugees stream across the border into Colombia.
Innocent victims flee their war-torn homes, often witnessing family members being killed. Poverty-stricken families reel in the wake of floods, tsunamis, and other natural disasters.