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She didn't think that she would survive through Typhoon Haiyan. In the midst of her despair, Arlelyn found her purpose. She shares how God worked in her life through this experience.
In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, the game of basketball plays an important role in the recovery of an island devastated by one of the worst storms in recorded history. The Samaritan’s Purse team gels, on and off the court, as they continue to rebuild.
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 every day?” 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.
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 bitter sweet 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.
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. For more information on how to get involved, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/article/responding-to-deadly-storms/
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. More than 15,000 refugees have been stranded on an island with limited resources, and the government has not been able to help. Samaritan's Purse is serving the tens of thousands of Sudanese refugees fleeing war by providing them with aid in the form of food, blankets, and hygiene items transported via boat.
Watch the heart-wrenching story of one Filipino man's struggle to survive during the catastrophic Typhoon Haiyan and find out what Samaritan's Purse is doing for him and his family as they recover from the storm. http://www.samaritanspurse.org
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
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Typhoon Haiyan contaminated thousands of wells in the Philippines. Now, as water-borne illness spreads, watch how Samaritan's Purse is rushing to bring clean water to the typhoon-ravaged land.
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.