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Tsunami in Indonesia

Tsunami in Indonesia

The death toll continues to rise as rescue workers recover bodies of those killed by an earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, on September 28. Some perished when their homes collapsed. Others were carried out to sea when the twenty-foot tsunami wave swept ashore. The official death toll is around 1,400, but many are not yet accounted for. The earthquake and tsunami destroyed at least 66,000 homes.

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Flooding Brings Distress to Kenyans

This year’s rainy season brought disaster to many areas of Kenya. Weeks of steady rain proved to be deadly and destructive. Approximately 270,000 Kenyans have been displaced and more than 100 have died. In the Kisumu area, houses had waist-deep water in them and acres of highly anticipated crops were destroyed. CAM distributed food and… Read more

Hanifa Heart Patient

Medical Team Brings Hope to Iraqi Refugees

Abdul* is an Iraqi refugee.  He has a severe health condition which affects his heart and lungs. At six years old he weighs only 36 pounds. Most of this little boy’s energy goes into just staying alive. Abdul’s village was destroyed in a crossfire last year. He and his family live in a refugee camp…. Read more

School boy in South America with a copy of CAM’s Bible story book.

A Message of Hope for Venezuela

Christian literature for a country in crisis The future looks grim for the people of Venezuela. A corrupt socialist government has thrown the country deep into an economic crisis, and the value of money has dwindled to almost nothing. Families struggle to survive. Tens of thousands are leaving the country Desperate for a better life,… Read more

Children in Rohingya refugee camp

Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Thousands in need of medical care and clean water Salim, 10 years old, sits beside his mother under a black tarp on a bumpy dirt slope. His face lights up with a smile as he talks about how he and his friends used to go to the hills and feed the cows back in Myanmar… Read more

A Nicaraguan woman stands in her courtyard filled with items she rescued from her flooded home.

Hurricane Nate Victims Still in Soggy Dwellings

Hurricane Nate brought three days of torrential rain to the already-saturated ground in Nicaragua. Two months later, some poor families are still sleeping on wet mats in flimsy makeshift shelters because the rains haven’t allowed things to dry out. Some have developed a fungus in their feet from the wet conditions. We here at CAM-Nicaragua… Read more