Crisis & Disaster Response

When victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine cry out for help, Samaritan’s Purse is often the first to answer. We specialize in meeting critical needs for victims of war, disaster, famine, and epidemics in the world’s most troubled regions, often working through ministry partners already on the scene of a crisis. In the U.S., we quickly respond when hurricanes, tornadoes, and other storms strike, mobilizing staff and volunteers to provide emergency aid to disaster victims.

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Crisis & Disaster Response

Facing Darkness Official Trailer

When Ebola ravaged Liberia in 2014, Samaritan's Purse stepped up to provide care in the name of Jesus Christ. While battling the epidemic, a Samaritan's Purse doctor contracted the disease. On March 30, 2017, watch the true story of Dr. Kent Brantly's fight against Ebola, and see how God performed a miracle. Learn more about this amazing, one night only event at http://www.facingdarknessmovie.com/

Crisis & Disaster Response

Fleeing ISIS, Finding Relief

Desperate Iraqi families displaced by the Mosul offensive are receiving various forms of relief from Samaritan's Purse. We are also helping people who are returning home after ISIS has been cleared from their village. In all we do, we aim to demonstrate the love of Christ.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Moving into Hope

Samaritan's Purse is bringing hope, healing, and needed encouragement to hundreds of Liberians through a Bible-based leadership development and trauma counseling project.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Coach Cleans Up After Hurricane Matthew

Wrestling coach Carl Dukes joined a Samaritan's Purse team in South Carolina who helped clean up at his aunt's home after Hurricane Matthew ripped through communities and left behind devastating destruction.

Crisis & Disaster Response

The Face of Cholera in Haiti

Cholera can turn deadly in just a few hours if untreated. Samaritan's Purse disaster response team members are helping hundreds of people in Haiti's remote mountains as the nation fights an outbreak of this horrible disease after Hurricane Matthew.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Healing the Heartbreak After Devastating Floods

Samaritan's Purse has teams working in the Name of Jesus to help homeowners in eastern North Carolina. Local families and churches are united to help one another.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Hurricane-Ravaged Haiti in Desperate Need

We are distributing hygiene kits, water filtration systems, and heavy-duty tarps to Haitians who have lost everything in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

Crisis & Disaster Response

A Time to Pray

Samaritan's Purse is in southern Haiti distributing desperately needed relief in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, which killed more than 1,000 people. We are also bringing spiritual comfort and encouragement in the Name of Jesus Christ to men and women devastated by the loss of loved ones.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Hope Arrives in Bluffton

Our volunteers are already hard at work helping South Carolina homeowners devastated by Hurricane Matthew.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Devastation in Bluffton

Hurricane Matthew tore through Bluffton, South Carolina, and has left many homeowners in desperate need of help. We're asking for many volunteers to come bring physical and spiritual relief to people who are suffering.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Hurricane Matthew Slams the Carolinas

Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief is gearing up to respond in South Carolina and North Carolina, where some areas have seen record-breaking flooding.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Bandaging Haiti's Wounds

Samaritan's Purse mobile medical teams are treating some of the victims of Hurricane Matthew. In the Name of Jesus, they bring physical and spiritual comfort to the island nation's suffering people.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Relief Arrives for Hurting Haiti

Soon after Hurricane Matthew struck, Samaritan's Purse teams began bringing physical and spiritual relief to the suffering in Haiti. Please pray for this island nation as it endures another major natural disaster.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Lighthouse Churches Shine in Disaster Relief Effort

Local churches can invite Samaritan's Purse to set up relief operations at their facility and/or send volunteer teams to help homeowners hit by natural disasters. The churches that partner with Samaritan's Purse are like lighthouses that shine brightly, exemplifying and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with people in crisis.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Standing with South Sudan

Despite huge hurdles and overwhelming challenges, Samaritan's Purse remains committed to demonstrating the compassion and hope of Jesus Christ to the war-weary people of South Sudan.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Demonstrating Christ's Love to Louisiana Flood Victims

Volunteers from around the U.S. are joining with Samaritan's Purse to clean out homes in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and Gonzales

Crisis & Disaster Response

Relief Arrives in Orange

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are sweeping across south-central Louisiana to help restore families' houses, including the home of a police officer injured in a tragic shooting.

Crisis & Disaster Response

Volunteers' Hard Work Brings Relief to Louisiana Homeowners

A restaurant owner cooks up comfort food for his neighbors as Samaritan's Purse volunteers fan out across south Louisiana to fix up homes left waterlogged by massive flooding. The disaster relief effort will continue for as long as it takes.