Samaritan’s Purse is responding to a catastrophic earthquake that struck Nepal. We will be providing shelter materials, clean water supplies, and hygiene and cooking kits.
Samaritan's Purse US disaster relief volunteers arrive in San Marcos, TX, to bring help and hope in the wake of devastating floods.
Several devastating earthquakes across Nepal have left families in critical need of help. Many are living in makeshift shelters or sleeping out in the open. Samaritan’s Purse is helping to meet this need by airlifting an additional 100 tons of supplies, primarily plastic sheeting used for shelter, to families in desperate need.
Samaritan's Purse US disaster relief volunteers assist tornado victims in Van, TX.
On May 10, 2015, an EF-3 tornado ripped through Van, TX, causing two deaths and $40 million in damages. Samaritan's Purse is on the scene bringing aid and calling for volunteers.
May 1, 2015 -- Samaritan's Purse disaster relief team lead, Patrick Seger, is on the scene as the first cargo plane of supplies lands in Kathmandu carrying 42 metric tons of blankets, tents and cooking kits.
Samaritan's Purse disaster response and medical relief teams assess the widespread devastation caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake near Kathmandu, Nepal.
Julie was told she would never run or be pain free after barely surviving an EF-4 tornado in Jackson, TN, in 2008. But God had other plans. Julie felt called to serve as a Samaritan's Purse volunteer in Illinois. Her story is giving others hope in the midst of devastation.
Samaritan's Purse is making sure people in the remote village of Tanna, Vanuatu, know they are not forgotten by providing shelter, water and medical care.
The first relief supplies have reached Tanna, Vanuatu, and more mass distributions are underway in remote villages.
Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief to villages leveled by Cyclone Pam. Many communities are still in desperate need of shelter and medical care.
Samaritan's Purse is bringing medical care and hygiene supplies to communities devastated by Cyclone Pam.
Samaritan's Purse US Disaster Relief team and volunteers clean up neighborhoods in Monterey, TN, after a record breaking ice storm.
Like many Samaritan's Purse staffers in the Philippines, Jericho's family lost their home when Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) devastated Tacloban in 2013. Still trying to rebuild, they were forced to weather another storm.
“We have to forgive. If not, then the pain and the hate will close the way to the grace of God.” As ISIS perpetrates violence in the name of Allah, Samaritan’s Purse demonstrates the love of Jesus Christ by bringing relief to persecuted Christians, Yazidis and Muslims in northern Iraq.
While fear is rampant and workers are scarce, Samaritan's Purse continues to fight Ebola in Liberia. Equipped with airlifted supplies, our staff launches an Ebola Community Protection Program to help end outbreaks even in the most remote villages.
There are 850,000 people internally displaced within northern Iraq. Grandparents, mothers, fathers, and children have been forced to flee with nothing more than the clothes on their backs. Samaritan's Purse is bringing much needed items to help these families prepare for the upcoming winter.
Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief supplies to the Northern Iraq
Samaritan's Purse is airlifting 100 tons of relief supplies to Liberia to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Supplies include tents for community care centers, gloves, buckets, soap, disinfectant, special disinfectant to treat drinking water, and more. The Liberian Ambassador to the U.S. attended the airlift and thanked Samaritan's Purse for sending hope to the people in his country.
Samaritan's Purse disaster relief teams responded quickly in the wake of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that destroyed Kathmandu, Nepal, and surrounding areas on April 25, 2015. Get a glimpse from the front lines as survivors tell their stories and local volunteers work alongside us in spite of losing their homes.
Samaritan's Purse medical teams have set up a surgery unit in a local hospital and are reaching remote villages by helicopter.
Message from Franklin Graham: Samaritan's Purse response team and medical personnel are now on the ground in Kathmandu, Nepal, staging enough shelter, water and hygiene supplies to aid thousands of families in Jesus' name.
Samaritan's Purse volunteers are touching lives in Fairdale, IL, where two lives were lost and an entire neighborhood was devastated by an EF-4 tornado.
Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in northern Illinois, helping those who have lost much in the wake of an EF-4 tornado.
Coastal communities in the Philippines begin clean up sustained by food, clean water and temporary shelters from Samaritan's Purse.
Typhoon Hagupit completely devastated Samar, Philippines. Like many in coastal communities, all of their homes and possessions are either lost or buried in thick mud. Samaritan's Purse is providing water purification, shelter and food along with a message of hope.
Samaritan's Purse brings shelter and clean water to Leyte, Philippines, where 80% of houses were destroyed by Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby).
Samaritan's Purse mobilizes relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby).
Samaritan's Purse delivers aid to Iraqi families displaced by ISIS. Christians, Yazidis, and Muslims alike feel the warmth of God's love as they receive blankets, warm clothing, and winter coats.
Islamic State (ISIS) is forcing Christians and minority groups to flee their homes in Northern Iraq. Samaritan's Purse is providing relief for refugees in the area, and showing the people that there is hope in Jesus Christ. Please pray for the internally displaced people and our disaster response teams that are helping.
"We had no clue where to find help" one homeowner said, after floodwaters overwhelmed hundreds of homeowners throughout the Detroit area. Samaritan's Purse Disaster Relief volunteers are helping them clean up in the flood's wake. Tagline: Samaritan's Purse is on the scene after the devastating flood.
Rojelio Rios was forced to walk away to find work to support his family after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines. Back at home his son, Erwin, was severely malnourished and unable to walk. See the transformation that happens when a father chooses to trust God.
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.
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.
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