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Samaritan’s Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers help homeowners by tarping roofs, cleaning debris, and more after twin tornadoes destroy the small town of Pilger, Nebraska. Through their faithful service homeowners are coming to know the love of Jesus.
Families and friends join together with Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief volunteers to help their town recover from the twin tornadoes that ripped through Pilger, Nebraska. See how this outpouring of support renews one homeowner’s faith.
When deadly tornadoes ripped through the small town of Pilger, Nebraska, Juliana Savage feared the worst for her family. As Samaritan’s Purse volunteer teams work to help the Savages sort through the rubble of their tragedy, Juliana recounts the incredible story of her family’s survival.
“You never think it can happen to you.” See how people come from across the nation to help bring a community, devastated by tornadoes, hope for a better day. Samaritan’s Purse U.S. Disaster Relief teams stand ready to respond and serve those in need in the wake of a disaster.
“Why does something like this have to happen to get people to be who they should be everyday?” A father shares how he hopes to set an example for his son by volunteering with Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief, just as his father set for him.
Imagine fleeing in the dark of night with six children in a little boat; only three of them make it across the Nile. More than one million innocent victims have been forced from their homes because of fighting in South Sudan. Despite the tragedy, their hearts beat with new hope. Through the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, meeting physical and spiritual needs, many are coming to know him as their Savior.
A four year-old girl’s life was saved from a tornado when Ruth Bennett used her body as a shield. Ruth's family trusts that what happened next was part of God's plan. Despite the bittersweet outcome, Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief volunteers in Louisville, Mississippi were able to lend a helping hand to her family during this difficult time.
Watch as a homeowner affected by the tornado in Louisville, Mississippi is amazed at how volunteers come to help her from all over the country and how some even include her former PE students.
Samaritan's Purse volunteers are helping tornado victims in Kansas who have lost everything
A homeowner finds comfort after a Samaritan's Purse volunteer discovers a special item under the rubble of his home
Samaritan's Purse teams are on the ground in Mayflower, Arkansas as we begin our disaster relief response. We are also currently setting up responses in Mississippi and Kansas. Please join us in prayer. CLICK HERE for more information on how to get involved.
Watch as Samaritan's Purse delivers relief supplies via boat to a group of 15,000 Sudanese people stranded on an island due to violence. To find out more about our ongoing response to the situation in South Sudan, click here.
Samaritan's Purse works with dozens of men and women each with their own story of survival through Typhoon Haiyan. Here, Jun Anthony Abaloyan tells his own story of facing the incredible storm surge caused by the storm.
Since the initial disaster relief effort following the catastrophic Typhoon Haiyan, Samaritan's Purse has remained on the ground in the Philippines serving survivors. Watch as Samaritan's Purse continues to help the Filipino people rebuild their lives through feeding programs, shelter, water filtration and more. http://www.samaritanspurse.org
A month after the deadly Typhoon Haiyan, Samaritan's Purse continues providing medical support through the operation of a mobile field hospital in the town of Palo near Tacloban. Watch as our medical teams drive to outlying areas where people have had no access to medical care since the storm, serving them in Jesus' Name.
Samaritan's Purse has filled another 747 cargo jet with emergency supplies and a helicopter for the Philippines. Please continue to pray for our teams and for the people caught in this disaster.
Franklin Graham, President of Samaritan’s Purse, meets with the Mayor of Tolosa, Philippines and Pastor John Pagliawan. Samaritan’s Purse is partnering with churches to meet both spiritual and physical needs and show the love of Jesus to those who have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
Twin tornadoes ripped through northeast Nebraska, wrecking the little town of Pilger and causing devastation in neighboring farming communities. See how Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief teams are responding to help those in need.
Nearly 20,000 people have fled their home in South Sudan in search of safety. They have experienced the unimaginable. Samaritan’s Purse is committed to helping these refugees. In this video, see glimpses of God’s grace to these people.
Watch how volunteers skilled in operating heavy machinery use their abilities to serve tornado victims in Jesus' Name.
Samaritan's Purse begins work in Baxter Springs to help homeowners pick up the pieces after many of their homes are destroyed or damaged by a tornado.
In the face of war and fleeing refugees, the Samaritan's Purse hospital in Maban has reached capacity. Now we're building additions to offer healing and hope to the influx of lost people. South Sudanese refugees are fleeing their homes due to violence. The needs among these people are great, especially in the area of medical care. Samaritan's Purse is constructing new additions to our hospital near a refugee camp where medical professionals and volunteers will not only help care for hurting people, but also share the healing power and truth behind the Gospel. http://www.samaritanspurse.org
Watch as Samaritan's Purse participate in Alaska Shield, a disaster simulation that will help our organization and the state to be ready to respond when catastrophe strikes. Volunteers from all over participated in Alaska Shield to help Samaritan's Purse and state emergency management personnel practice their disaster relief response skills that will be needed when disaster strikes. To simulate the disaster, actors wore fake wounds as they let medical and emergency officials at a mobile field hospital practice the procedures they use in high-pressure situations. For more information on the types of emergency relief Samaritan's Purse provides all over the world, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org
Get a behind the scenes look at Samaritan Purse's tornado simulation and learn more about United States Disaster Relief.
Samaritan's Purse is on the ground serving Syrian refugees who fled their home with little supplies. Watch as Franklin Graham meets with these people to provide a message of hope in Jesus' Name. To find out more visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/
As they transition into monsoon season, Haiyan survivors search through the rubble of their communities for any scraps that can shelter them from the rain. Samaritan's Purse is rushing to their aid with durable tarps to provide shelter in the hardest hit areas. To find out how you can help visit, http://www.samaritanspurse.org/disaster/typhoon/
Samaritan's Purse volunteers are helping tornado victims in Washington, Illinois. Please pray and watch to find out how you can help.
Franklin Graham visits the Philippines and surveys the areas where Samaritan’s Purse is serving. This Thanksgiving, please remember the Philippines in your prayers.
As Samaritan's Purse continues to distribute supplies to help Typhoon Hayian victims, the Filipino people are finding comfort in the hope and knowledge that God's hand is on their country.
Watch as Samaritan's Purse loads a cargo plane in Charlotte, North Carolina with 110 tons of emergency supplies including tarps for shelter, food, water, and medical supplies.
Watch as one Mississippi family who suffered during Hurricane Katrina travels all the way to Colorado to help those affected by the flood.
A massive tornado that hit in April 2011, followed by flooding from Hurricane Isaac, left Tuscaloosa residents devastated. Three families returned home after two years when Samaritan's Purse gave them the keys to their new houses and dedicated the buildi
A family from North Carolina makes the 20-hour drive to Oklahoma to volunteer with Samaritan's Purse so they can share the love of Christ with tornado victims.
Samaritan's Purse volunteers are hard at work sifting through the ashes of houses that burned in the recent Black Forest Fire. Please pray for the victims who are dealing with the loss of their homes as well as the volunteers who are helping them.
Meet Lori, the lead cook at our base camp in Moore, Oklahoma, where Samaritan's Purse is helping tornado victims. She finds that providing food for our volunteers is a way of being Jesus to them so they can be Jesus to the homeowners they encounter everyd