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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.

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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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A Florida Family Gives Thanks

The Gaineys are grateful to God for the Samaritan's Purse volunteers who ripped out molded drywall after Hurricane Irma flooded their home. Their son, who is severely allergic to mold, will now be able to live in a safe, mold-free home.

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A Lifetime of Ministry

Dr. Glen Barden is a 78-year-old orthopedic surgeon serving at the Emergency Field Hospital in Iraq. Dr. Barden and our medical teams are working hard in Jesus' Name to save lives and bring comfort to families who have been displaced in the battle for Mosul.

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Franklin Graham in Iraq at Easter

Franklin Graham saw persecuted churches in Iraq and the work of our Emergency Field Hospital near Mosul. Churches in Iraq have faced severe persecution and attack at the hands of ISIS extremists.

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Healing Iraq's Heartache

Samaritan's Purse has established an emergency field hospital in Iraq to treat trauma victims injured in the battle to oust ISIS from Mosul. Our Christian medical team has amazing opportunities to minister physically and spiritually to victims of war.

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Field Hospital Dedicated in Iraq

Franklin Graham was recently in Iraq to dedicate the Samaritan's Purse emergency field hospital where we are treating those severely injured in the conflict to oust ISIS from Mosul.

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Franklin Graham Leads Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

Working in partnership with local churches, Samaritan's Purse is providing desperately needed relief to thousands of families after Hurricane Maria plowed through the island.

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United to Serve Houston

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham was recently in Houston to see our Harvey relief response. He issued a call for more volunteers over the months to come.

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God Is Faithful

A Florida homeowner praises God for sending Samaritan's Purse volunteers to help him clean up after Hurricane Irma.

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Compelled by God's Love

A volunteer travels from New York to Houston to share the Light of Jesus Christ with families still hurting after Hurricane Harvey.

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Hurricane Maria Victims Grateful for Help

God is using Samaritan's Purse to rush aid to families in Puerto Rico during a time of suffering and loss.

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Bringing Help and Hope to Puerto Rico

Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief supplies to thousands of hurting families on Puerto Rico.

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A New Sister in Christ

Homeowner Anselma Caughman came to faith in Jesus Christ through the witness of Samaritan's Purse volunteers. We continue serving people across southeastern Texas who are in desperate need after Hurricane Harvey's devastating strike.

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Hurricane Relief Update from Franklin Graham

Franklin Graham has been on the ground in Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean to see firsthand the destruction caused by recent monster hurricanes. Samaritan's Purse is working in all these areas to bring physical and spiritual relief in Jesus' Name.

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Devastation on Barbuda

Franklin Graham traveled to Barbuda to see the catastrophic damage left by Hurricane Irma. The storm destroyed nearly every home on the Caribbean island, but Samaritan's Purse teams are on the ground there to help clean up and start the rebuild process.

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We've Come in Jesus' Name

Franklin Graham came to Key West to encourage volunteers and see firsthand the terrible damage caused by Hurricane Irma. Please pray for Florida and our continued response there.

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Working Together for Florida

Samaritan's Purse-Canada, our international affiliate, has stepped up in a big way to help Floridians dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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Calvary Chapel Volunteers Help in Florida Keys

Samaritan's Purse flew in 25 Calvary Chapel volunteers to help homeowners living on the storm-ravaged island chain of the Florida Keys. Clearing downed trees and patching roofs provide open doors for the healing Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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God Is Changing Lives in Florida

Our volunteer teams have been serving hard-hit south Florida, and the power of the Gospel is transforming homeowners' lives.

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Rushing Relief to Hurricane Victims

Samaritan's Purse is using our DC-8 cargo plane to bring urgently needed relief to islands of the Caribbean. We started in St. Martin and continue airlifting supplies to other islands, including Puerto Rico.

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Serving Texas in Jesus' Name

Samaritan's Purse volunteers from across the country are helping families move on after Hurricane Harvey destroyed homes all across southeastern Texas.

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Working Together in Florida

Samaritan's Purse and Juniper Landscaping partnered together to remove huge trees and yard debris for Florida homeowners still struggling in Hurricane Irma's wake.

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Encouragement After the Storm

Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams are working in Florida to help homeowners deal with devastating storm damage from Hurricane Irma.

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Help for Hurting Florida

The Keys and other parts of Florida were devastated by Hurricane Irma. Samaritan's Purse is working to help weary homeowners as they return.

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A City Underwater

In Bonita Springs, Florida, the streets look more like rivers. Entire neighborhoods are only accessible by boat. Please pray for homeowners struggling in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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Samaritan's Purse Arrives in Florida

Floridians are mourning the loss of life and property after Hurricane Irma. The recovery will be long, but Samaritan's Purse teams are committed to coming alongside homeowners as they rebuild their lives.

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Healing for Texas

Samaritan's Purse and Crosspoint Church in Pearland, Texas, are working together to share the hope of Jesus Christ with families struggling in Hurricane Harvey's devastating aftermath.

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Bringing Hope After Harvey

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are serving as the hands and feet of Christ in Houston and other parts of Texas. Now and for months to come, more volunteers are needed to share the Gospel and help hurting homeowners recover after Hurricane Harvey.

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Picking Up the Pieces

As it made landfall, Hurricane Harvey toppled trees and damaged many homes in Rockport, Texas. Vice President Mike Pence helped clear debris alongside Samaritan's Purse volunteers there in late August. In the months to come, more volunteers will be needed to help homeowners in Jesus' Name.

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Not Alone Anymore

Homeowners across Houston are feeling a burden lifted as Samaritan's Purse volunteers come and help them clean up after Harvey. Christians are encouraged and the Gospel is being shared with the lost.

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They've Come to Serve

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are fanning out across Rockport and Portland, Texas, to serve homeowners devastated by Hurricane Harvey. We need volunteers of all skill levels to help in the months to come.

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Vice President and Samaritan's Purse Team Up for Cleanup

Vice President Mike Pence rolled up his sleeves and worked alongside Samaritan's Purse volunteers in Rockport, Texas. The coastal city was slammed by Hurricane Harvey.

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Grateful for Volunteers

Homeowners in Victoria, Texas, thank God for using Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams to help them after Hurricane Harvey.

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Volunteers Help Homeowners in Victoria

Samaritan's Purse has begun to help homeowners devastated by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. Get a closeup view of one damaged home that our volunteers will soon work on.

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Rise from the Ruins

A Christian Iraqi returns home and reflects on the destruction that ISIS brought to the Nineveh Plains. Samaritan's Purse will be helping communities here rebuild.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Underway

Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams are already starting relief work in Victoria, Texas. Please pray for our teams and for those still suffering from the storm.

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Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham issues a plea to help Hurricane Harvey victims in the Name of Jesus Christ.

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Homeowners Grateful for Faithful Volunteers

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are tearing out drywall, removing flooring, and clearing debris for southeastern Wisconsin homeowners. A slow-moving storm system dumped more than eight inches of rain in some areas and caused major flooding

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Volunteers Bring Blessings After the Floods

Laura Fissinger's basement flooded due to historic rainfall in southeastern Wisconsin. Samaritan's Purse volunteers are helping Laura's family and many others in the area start over after devastating storms.

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Volunteers Needed in Wisconsin

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are working hard to assist residents after historic rainfall caused devastating flooding in southeastern Wisconsin. More volunteers are needed to come alongside homeowners and serve in Jesus' Name.

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Starting Over After the Storm

Devastating floodwaters in the wake of Hurricane Matthew destroyed many houses in eastern North Carolina. Samaritan's Purse is rebuilding homes and bringing hope to hurting families.

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A Family Flees ISIS Terror

Hazim's family lived on the streets for two years after ISIS forced them from their home in Northern Iraq. Samaritan's Purse is bringing physical relief and hope to families like Hazim's that have suffered tremendous loss in the battle for Mosul.

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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. Watch the true story of Dr. Kent Brantly's fight against Ebola, and see how God performed a miracle.Coming soon to DVD, Blu-Ray, and Digital HD. http://www.facingdarknessmovie.com/

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The Weight of War

Samaritan's Purse is demonstrating God's love to families fleeing ISIS terror in the battle for Mosul.

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Volunteers Tackle Missouri Mud-out

A couple in Doniphan, Missouri, look on in awe as a team of volunteers from Samaritan's Purse go to work on their flood-ravaged home-cleaning up and sharing with them God's goodness in a fresh and unexpected way.

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Faithful Volunteers Serve Flooded Missouri

Daryl Hay lived above the flood plain in Doniphan, Missouri, yet he lost most everything in his home. Then Samaritan's Purse volunteers arrived and helped put Daryl and many others back on their feet.

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Relief Arrives for Missouri

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are busy working to help homeowners affected by unprecedented flooding in Doniphan, Missouri.

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No Longer Hopeless

Samaritan's Purse is helping the poor and hurting as they rebuild their lives after the devastating 2015 earthquakes. We are showing Christian compassion to those considered outcasts by Nepalese society.

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Called to Nepal

Two years after massive earthquakes killed thousands and left many more homeless, Samaritan's Purse continues to help Nepalis rebuild. We are constructing new homes and schools and providing clean water, all in Jesus' Name.

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Samaritan's Purse Ministry Overview 2017

Samaritan's Purse is on a rescue mission in Jesus' Name, providing physical and spiritual relief to those affected by war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine. Share this video with your friends and let others know how God is at work around the world.

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Persecuted, But Not Abandoned

Iraqis continue to suffer as ISIS fights from its last stronghold in western Mosul. Over Easter, Franklin Graham, Greta Van Susteren, and her husband, John Coale, visited a church burned by ISIS in Qaraqosh and encouraged our staff at the emergency field hospital where we continue to treat severe injuries from the fighting.

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We Don't Back Down

Regardless of the challenges, Samaritan's Purse will continue to bring physical relief and share the Gospel until all have heard the Name of Jesus Christ.

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Rebuilding Homes in the Himalayas

Samaritan's Purse is helping villagers in Langtang, Nepal, recover after a devastating earthquake killed hundreds in 2015. We are now assisting local families to build back better.

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Journey from Sacrifice to Service

Drew Toothman, a retired Marine injured in Afghanistan, and his wife Misty participated in our Operation Heal Our Patriots marriage enrichment training in 2013. They came back from Alaska with a stronger marriage and recently served together on the Samaritan's Purse rebuild project in West Virginia.

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Rebuilding Homes, Rebuilding Lives

Samaritan's Purse is working to rebuild homes in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Terrible floods in 2016 devastated the community.

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Not Alone in New Orleans

Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are coming alongside New Orleans homeowners who first suffered through Hurricane Katrina and now must rebuild again after a devastating EF3 tornado.

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Worship Amidst the Rubble

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are serving God by helping New Orleans homeowners recover after a devastating tornado. More volunteers are needed for this response.

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Tornado Strikes New Orleans

Neighborhoods flooded during Hurricane Katrina are now torn apart after a tornado roared through the city. Volunteers are needed to help hurting homeowners. Please pray.

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Samaritan's Purse Responds to Devastating Storms in Georgia

Hurting homeowners in Albany receive a helping hand from staff and volunteers as they minister in Jesus' Name.

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Volunteers Respond After Mississippi Tornado

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are bringing help and hope to homeowners in storm-torn Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

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Devastated in Mississippi

Samaritan's Purse needs hands to help homeowners whose houses were ripped apart in a deadly tornado.

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Samaritan's Purse Helps Homeowners in Georgia

After devastating storms swept through Albany, Georgia, Samaritan's Purse volunteers are blessing homeowners.

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Storms Rip Through Georgia

Samaritan's Purse has chainsaw crews out working to help homeowners whose property was damaged during recent severe storms. More volunteers are needed to handle the huge number of downed trees.

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Finally Free

Ammar and his family spent more than two years under the brutal rule of ISIS. They are now thankful to be safe in a displaced persons camp where they have received relief distributed by Samaritan's Purse.

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Treasures in the Ashes of Gatlinburg

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are sharing Christ's love by sifting through ashes in eastern Tennessee to find precious belongings for wildfire survivors.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Hope Arrives in Bluffton

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Serving the People of Louisiana

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham came to encourage homeowners and see the devastation in Louisiana. Our volunteers are already at work, and, with more than 40,000 homes damaged, a long cleanup is ahead.

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The Long Cleanup Begins in Louisiana

Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are helping homeowners after catastrophic flooding damaged 40,000 homes in Louisiana.

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Laying the Foundation

Samaritan's Purse staff members and volunteers are bringing physical aid and spiritual healing to homeowners after flooding in Greenbrier County.

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Rescuers Lift Refugees to Safety

Families fleeing to Greece's shores rest in the gentle care of Samaritan's Purse staff who've come to aid them. Our teams are demonstrating the love of God in tangible ways to refugee families.

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West Virginia Family Survives Flood

Carol Morningstar and her family were overwhelmed at the outpouring of love from Samaritan's Purse volunteers who helped them clean up after floodwaters ravaged West Virginia.

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Relief Arrives After Terrifying Floods

Hundreds of Samaritan's Purse volunteers have converged on communities in West Virginia where homes were devastated by flash flooding. The clean up continues as volunteers, staff, and chaplains minister to homeowners in Jesus' Name.

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Rushing to Help West Virginia

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are in West Virginia to help homeowners clean up after the region experienced its deadliest flooding in a century. Our teams are there to assist, to comfort, and do a good work in Jesus' Name.

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Heartbreak in West Virginia

Samaritan's Purse staff is on the ground and in the air responding to the needs of communities devastated by deadly flooding in West Virginia. Please pray; you can also sign up to volunteer in Greenbrier County (http://spvolunteernetwork.samaritanspurse.org).

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Loving Yazidis

Entire families who have fled from ISIS receive vocational training and medical care at a community center in Northern Iraq.

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Pray for West Virginia

Deadly flooding has devastated communities in West Virginia. Samaritan's Purse is on the ground and in the air assessing the situation and ministering to homeowners in their time of need.

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Searching for Home

Families arrive in Greece resilient and hopeful, but they can become weary after long stays in refugee camps. Samaritan's Purse is providing basic necessities like food and clean water, and turning a temporary home into a place where refugees can experience God's love.

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Saints March in to Help

Players, coaches, and front-office staff of the NFL's New Orleans Saints partnered with Samaritan's Purse on July 27 to help two homeowners affected by flooding in While Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

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Hearts Poured Out

Samaritan's Purse volunteers came alongside homeowners to replace drywall, remove debris, and show the love of Jesus Christ after flooding again devastated parts of Houston. Darlene Mustard and her son were among those blessed by their service.

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Unsettled

Refugees from Syria and other conflict-torn countries find themselves stuck in Greece. Samaritan's Purse, in coordination with the Greek government and international community, is there meeting critical needs for those who have no option but to remain. Our staff work and pray so these people will experience the love of God in Christ.

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Wrestling for Life

Refugees at the Yida Camp in South Sudan retain their national pride and identity through the sport of wrestling. Samaritan's Purse has passionately served the Nuban people for many years, and we rejoice with them in their victories-both physical and spiritual.

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Volunteers Bring Peace to Flooded Houston

After two floods in five weeks, Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers help weary Texas residents.

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Samaritan's Purse Returns to Houston After More Flooding

Staff and volunteers help Houston area homeowners in the aftermath of devastating storms.

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Samaritan's Purse Provides Necessities to Earthquake Survivors

A team in Pedernales, Ecuador, is distributing tarps, hygiene kits, and water filters

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Hands and Feet in Houston

Houston's historic flood left residents wondering where to turn for relief. Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief teams quickly responded, bringing help and the hope of the Gospel.

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Field Hospital Meets Needs in Ecuador

Samaritan's Purse has used its refurbished DC-8 cargo plane to transport an emergency field hospital to help the sick and injured in Ecuador. Dozens of staff are at work performing multiple operations daily to treat the hurting in Jesus' Name. Please pray for those affected by this disaster.

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Stepping out in Faith

Samaritan's Purse is partnering with local churches to minister to hurting Houston homeowners in the Name of Jesus Christ.

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Samaritan's Purse Responds to Flooding in Houston

Staff and volunteers rush to help devastated families in Texas

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On the Way to Ecuador

Samaritan's Purse Vice President Ken Isaacs gives an update on our work in Ecuador as he travels there aboard our DC-8. Samaritan's Purse is airlifting an emergency field hospital to help treat the suffering following the April 16 earthquake.

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Airlift To Ecuador

Samaritan's Purse is using its DC-8 to transport an emergency field hospital to earthquake-stricken Ecuador. We will be treating the hurting there in Jesus' Name.

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Samaritan's Purse at Work After Ecuador Quake

Samaritan's Purse has staff on the ground and more on the way in response to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that recently hit Ecuador. Working in Jesus' Name to meet medical, water, and shelter needs, we will be helping tens of thousands of hurting people affected by this disaster.

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A Hearty Texas Thank-You

Overwhelmed by how our volunteers invested in their lives and cleaned up their home, a family shows their gratitude.

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Tears of Joy in Louisiana

A West Monroe homeowner gives thanks to God for bringing Samaritan's Purse volunteers to help her and her mother after their homes flooded.

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An Answer to Prayer

A Texas community flooded by more than 20 inches of rain receives a much-needed answer to prayer as Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers assist devastated homeowners.

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A Helping Hand in Deweyville, Texas

Samaritan's Purse seeks volunteers and prayers as we help people affected by devastating floods

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Blessed to Be a Blessing

A group of Samaritan's Purse volunteers, affected by earlier disasters-Katrina and Sandy, recently helped a couple in Louisiana recover after rains flooded their home.

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Angels in Disguise

Samaritan's Purse volunteers assist 77-year-old Dorothy Etier after flooding damaged her West Monroe, Louisiana, home.

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Responding to Torrential Floods

Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in Louisiana helping flood victims recover.

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Sharing God's Love

Samaritan's Purse volunteers demonstrate the love of Christ to a family whose home was devastated by the Missouri floods.

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Helping Nepal Survive the Winter

Samaritan's Purse teams are distributing 50 tons of winter survival supplies in the remote villages of Nepal. Thousands of families are still desperate for assistance after losing their homes in the April 2015 earthquake.

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Relief Reaches Nepalis

Samaritan's Purse Vice President Ken Isaacs describes the situation as Nepalis receive desperately needed items to help them survive the winter.

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Missouri Flood Relief Begins

Samaritan's Purse volunteers begin recovery efforts after unprecedented flooding sweeps through St. Louis, MO.

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Airlift to Nepal

Samaritan's Purse is sending 50 tons of relief supplies to help thousands of earthquake survivors who now face deadly winter conditions.

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Assisting Missouri in Time of Need

Samaritan's Purse volunteers reach out to St. Louis homeowners devastated by flooding.

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Protected from the Storm

Hector, a Texas homeowner, knows his family would not have survived without the power of prayer. Samaritan's Purse volunteers continue relief efforts in Garland, Texas, after the devastating Christmas tornadoes.

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Beginning the New Year Serving Others

Samaritan's Purse volunteers welcome the new year by serving victims of the deadly Mississippi tornado that leveled homes days before Christmas.

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The Blessing of Serving

Watch how one volunteer talks about the true joy that is found in the blessing of serving others in the midst of disasters.

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Relief Arrives in Mississippi

A deadly tornado swept through northern Mississippi days before Christmas. Samaritan's Purse volunteers are helping affected homeowners clean up and also sharing the hope of Christ with them during this difficult time.

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Help after Texas Storms

Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are coming together to help those affected by the storms that hit neighborhoods outside Dallas after Christmas.

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Mississippi in Need

On December 23, 2015, Northern Mississippi was struck by two devastating tornados leaving numerous families homeless. Volunteers from Samaritan's Purse share the love of Jesus Christ with suffering homeowners as they assist in repairing the damage caused by the deadly storms.

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A Thank You from Franklin Graham

Thank you for your prayers and support of Samaritan's Purse in 2015. Because of you we are able to help in Jesus' name!

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The Human Highway

The road to peace for many European refugees is paved with fears and stories of the past. Samaritan's Purse is there along the journey to offer hope and love.

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Helping in Jesus' Name

Samaritan's Purse North American Ministries and our army of volunteers bring relief and hope in times of crisis.

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Give Shelter in Crisis

You can help Samaritan's Purse provide shelter, food, clean water, and medical care for Nepal's earthquake victims. Visit SamaritansPurse.org/catalog today and give a gift from the heart.

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Serving Together

Father and son Katrina survivors serve flood victims in South Carolina.

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Nepal Is My Home

Survivors of the deadly April 2015 Nepal earthquake are still struggling to rebuild their homes and livelihoods. For Samaritan's Purse, the work is ongoing as we help thousands of families prepare for the monsoon rains.

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God's Love in Action

Volunteers are coming from near and far to show God's love as Samaritan's Purse helps South Carolina homeowners affected by recent devastating floods. Many of our volunteers have benefited from the work of Samaritan's Purse in the past and are now giving back today.

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South Carolina Governor Volunteers with Samaritan's Purse

Governor Nikki Haley and her staff volunteer alongside Samaritan's Purse to help homeowners struggling after floods overwhelmed parts of Columbia, South Carolina.

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Europe's Refugees Hope for a Better Life

Samaritan's Purse expands relief efforts in Greek and Croatian transit camps as refugees continue to flee violence in their homelands.

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Working as the Hands and Feet of Jesus

Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are helping Northern California homeowners search for precious belongings buried in the charred rubble of their homes. Though they've lost everything, we are extending comfort and the hope of Christ in the midst of tragedy.

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Honored to Serve

Cissie Graham Lynch and her husband, Corey, traveled down to Columbia, South Carolina to serve alongside Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief volunteers who are responding to the devastating floods that have struck the area.

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Help in a Time of Need: Flood Relief in South Carolina

After devastating floods claimed more than a dozen lives in South Carolina, Samaritan's Purse is responding and helping homeowners. Watch our teams of volunteers help those who have lost so much.

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Escaping War

As refugee families flee war zones hoping for a brighter future, Samaritan's Purse is distributing essential items at border crossings in five countries.

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Airlifting More Supplies to the Philippines

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.

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Haiyan Water Crisis

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.

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Bringing Medical Care to Tacloban

Samaritan's Purse has mobilized a medical team of 12 people to work with a hospital in desperate need of help in Tacloban, Philippines. Please continue to pray for this team as they respond in Jesus’ Name.

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Emergency Shelter for Haiyan Survivors

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/

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Healing and Hope at Tacloban Hospital

Watch as the medical team from Samaritan's Purse responds to the life-threatening needs of injured and desperate Filipino people in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

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God Will Rebuild the Philippines

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.

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Franklin Graham's Visit to the Philippines

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.

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Franklin Graham Encourages the People of the Philippines

Franklin Graham visits the Philippines and surveys the areas where Samaritan’s Purse is serving. This Thanksgiving, please remember the Philippines in your prayers.

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A Tangible Service – Illinois Tornado Relief

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are helping tornado victims in Washington, Illinois. Please pray and watch to find out how you can help.

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Continuing Care in the Philippines

Watch as Samaritan's Purse unloads the 747 cargo plane with 110 tons of emergency relief supplies sent from the United States to help ease the burden of Typhoon Haiyan victims in Tacloban and other severely affected areas.

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Volunteer's Faith Reaches The Heights

Meet Shannon. A professional landscaper and recreational climber, he uses his unique gifts to help fell potentially dangerous trees before they can cause more damage to disaster victims' homes. Watch as he discusses how volunteering with Samaritan's Purse has given him a unique perspective on his faith.

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Disaster Relief - Tools of the Trade

Find out what tools volunteers use when they respond to a disaster.

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First Response: European Refugee Crisis

As refugee families flee their homes to find safety and hope, Samaritan's Purse teams are on the ground assessing needs and distributing backpacks with essential items.

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Samaritan's Purse Volunteer: Josh's Story

Meet Josh Grondin. He sold everything he had to return to Joplin a year after the tornado to help Samaritan's Purse rebuild the homes and lives of those affected.

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Bringing Hope and Supplies to Bantayan

Watch as Samaritan's Purse delivers food and other supplies to Typhoon Haiyan victims on a small Filipino island.

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Airlifting Emergency Supplies to the Philippines

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.

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Distributing Supplies and Prayer After the Typhoon

Watch as Samaritan's Purse comforts Typhoon Haiyan victims through the distribution of tarps and emergency supplies, as well as with prayer and spiritual support. http://bit.ly/typhoon-yt2

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After the Typhoon: Assessing Damage in the Philippines

See what families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan are dealing with as a Samaritan's Purse disaster response team determines how we can help in a community where many homes were destroyed. http://bit.ly/typhoon-yt2

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The Gospel in Orange Shirts

See how Samaritan's Purse volunteers are reaching out to one family who lost loved ones during the devastating tornado that struck Granbury, Texas. The Gospel is in motion as teams help those in need through helping to clear debris and lending a shoulder

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Preparing for a Crisis

Watch as Samaritan's Purse conducts a disaster simulation to better prepare to respond to crises around the world. Volunteers don make-up to look like fake injuries and act like frantic victims to make the training scenario as real as possible.

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California Wildfires: Volunteers Needed

The Butte Fire has already consumed 545 homes. Samaritan's Purse volunteers are needed to assist in the Calaveras County relief efforts.

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Hurricane Sandy Response - Franklin Graham

Samaritan's Purse is providing help to the victims of Hurricane Sandy

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Fleeing from Conflict

Thousands have fled Ukraine to escape conflict. Samaritan's Purse, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the Russian Orthodox Church have come alongside refugees with food and relief supplies.

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Responding to Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast

Volunteer's are responding to Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast

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Texas Floods: More than Helping Hands

Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers bring the Gospel in action first then words. Juan had lost hope waiting for relief to come when Samaritan's Purse volunteers arrived ready to work and share the love of Jesus Christ.

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Hurricane Sandy Relief

Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief to hurricane victims

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Compassion for Broken Hearts

Thirty-one years of memories were swept away by the San Marcos floods. Samaritan's Purse volunteers and homeowners work together to cope and move forward.

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Helicopter Assessment of Sandy Debris

Luther Harrison assesses the damage of Hurricane Sandy

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After the Quake

One month after the first earthquake devastated Nepal, survivors still face many challenges finding food, shelter, and safe water. Watch how Samaritan's Purse is helping in Jesus' name.

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Volunteers Rally Around Sandy Victims

Watch as Samaritan's Purse volunteers engage in disaster relief clean-up efforts in Moonachie, New Jersey where many homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Volunteers even include people who were helped by Samaritan's Purse during their own personal disasters and are now returning the favor.

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Help Arrives for Texas Flood Victims

Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers work alongside flooded residents in Wimberley, Texas. Homeowner, Alison Harla, describes escaping the rising water with minutes to spare.

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Prayers Answered in New Jersey

Watch as Samaritan's Purse volunteers serve Hurricane Sandy victims in Moonachie, New Jersey. Volunteers have come from all over the country to try to help those struggling from the disaster's aftermath in any way possible. For more information on how you can volunteer, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org.

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Responding to Texas Floods

Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers arrive in San Marcos, Texas, to bring help and hope in the wake of devastating floods.

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Volunteers Support Sandy Victims

Watch as volunteers and home owners talk about the work Samaritan's Purse is doing in the lives of Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey. Volunteers gather from all over to help out people they've never met before and may never see again in the hopes of sharing Christ's love with them. For more information on how you can get involved, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org.

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Paying It Forward

Watch as one Mississippi family who suffered during Hurricane Katrina travels all the way to Colorado to help those affected by the flood.

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Airlifting Supplies to Nepal Quake Victims

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.

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Van, Texas Tornado: Recovery Begins

Samaritan's Purse US disaster relief volunteers assist tornado victims in Van, TX.

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Responding to Van, Texas Tornado

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.

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On the Front Lines: Nepal Earthquake

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.

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Flood Relief in Mozambique

Tens of thousands of people in Mozambique are struggling to meet even basic needs after being displaced by severe flooding. See how Samaritan's Purse is providing relief in the form of food, water, shelter and more.

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Medical Teams Reach Nepal Earthquake Survivors

Samaritan's Purse medical teams have set up a surgery unit in a local hospital and are reaching remote villages by helicopter.

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Haiti Baptisms

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[Field] Nepal Earthquake: Relief Supplies Land

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.

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Greta Home Orphanage in Haiti

Watch as the Greta Home and Academy finally opens its doors to give orphaned children in Haiti a second chance at life. Share with your friends!

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Nepal Earthquake: Relief Arrives

Samaritan's Purse disaster response and medical relief teams assess the widespread devastation caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake near Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Volunteer's Faith Reaches The Heights

Meet Shannon. A professional landscaper and recreational climber, he uses his unique gifts to help fell potentially dangerous trees before they can cause more damage to disaster victims' homes. Watch as he discusses how volunteering with Samaritan's Purse has given him a unique perspective on his faith.

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Paying It Forward

Watch as one Mississippi family who suffered during Hurricane Katrina travels all the way to Colorado to help those affected by the flood.

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Hope in the Darkness: Julie's Story

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.

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Samaritan's Purse Helps Rebuild Tuscaloosa

After initial disaster relief was administered to devastated areas of Tuscaloosa, Samaritan's Purse didn't stop there. Now the focus is on rebuilding the community and family homes.

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Helping Hands for Broken Hearts

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.

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Serving Those Who Serve

Watch as firefighters, who have been busy serving and sacrificing for their community in the Hurricane Sandy aftermath, are blessed when Samaritan's Purse comes to serve them and their families. For more information on how you can get involved, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org.

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Responding to Needs in Northern Illinois

Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in northern Illinois, helping those who have lost much in the wake of an EF-4 tornado.

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God's Story

Behind the Scenes with Samaritan's Purse staff in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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Rebuilding Lives in Vanuatu

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.

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Tuscaloosa: Tools of the Trade

Find out what tools volunteers use when they respond to a disaster. For the full story, visit http://samaritanspurse.org/tuscaloosa.

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Relief for Vanuatu

The first relief supplies have reached Tanna, Vanuatu, and more mass distributions are underway in remote villages.

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A New Encounter

God is working in the lives of tsunami victims in Japan a year after the disaster hit

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Vanuatu in Crisis

Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief to villages leveled by Cyclone Pam. Many communities are still in desperate need of shelter and medical care.

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Japan Rising

Hope is rising to the people of Japan

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Hope for Vanuatu

Samaritan's Purse is bringing medical care and hygiene supplies to communities devastated by Cyclone Pam.

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Franklin Graham in Japan

Franklin Graham on the ground in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami

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Demonstrating God's Love after the Ice Storm

Samaritan's Purse US Disaster Relief team and volunteers clean up neighborhoods in Monterey, TN, after a record breaking ice storm.

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We are in This Together: Japan Tsunami Relief

When the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, the country saw all sorts of devastation. Hear how Samaritan's Purse partnered with Japanese Christian organizations to help provide relief and hope to those affected by these tragic events. For more information on how you can help, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org.

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After the Storm: Jericho's Story

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.

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Providing Beds for Orphans in Haiti

After the earthquake in Haiti, many children found themselves orphaned as the only survivors of their families. Before, these particular children had to sleep on the floor. But thanks to Samaritan's Purse, they now have sturdy and comfortable beds to call their home. For more information on how you can make an impact on the lives of children like these, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org.

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Leveled by Hagupit

Coastal communities in the Philippines begin clean up sustained by food, clean water and temporary shelters from Samaritan's Purse.

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Samaritan's Purse Paves Way in Haiti

Find out how two days into the Haiti earthquake, Samaritan's Purse is helping the sick and injured. For more information on how you can volunteer or give, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org.

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Relief Arrives in Samar, Philippines

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.

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A Promise Fulfilled

When Franklin Graham visited the storm-ravaged nation of the Philippines in November, he met Pastor John Pagliawan who lost his complete library of books in the flood waters. Franklin Graham promised this pastor that he would send a shipment of Bibles, hymnals, and a collection of books by Billy Graham. Just in time for Christmas, this shipment has arrived.

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Relief after Typhoon Hagupit

Samaritan's Purse brings shelter and clean water to Leyte, Philippines, where 80% of houses were destroyed by Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby).

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A Promise Fulfilled

When Franklin Graham visited the storm-ravaged nation of the Philippines in November, he met Pastor John Pagliawan who lost his complete library of books in the flood waters. Franklin Graham promised this pastor that he would send a shipment of Bibles, hymnals, and a collection of books by Billy Graham. Just in time for Christmas, this shipment has arrived.

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[Field] Jeremy Kilday on the ground in Leyte, Philippines

Samaritan's Purse mobilizes relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby).

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Winter Coats for Iraq

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.

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Forgiving ISIS

“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.

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Samaritan's Purse Battles Ebola in Liberia

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.

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Helping Displaced Iraqis Prepare for Winter

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.

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Airlift to Northern Iraq

Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief supplies to the Northern Iraq

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Sending Relief Supplies to Fight Ebola in Liberia

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.

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Worship Arises from Tragedy

A pastor is burdened for his people, especially in times of disaster. He prays that they would come to know the Lord and find the help that they need. Samaritan's Purse is working through local churches in the Philippines to help meet the needs of the people, opening the door for them to hear the Gospel. Watch now to see how the pastor's 10-year-old daughter used the new guitar she was given.

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Bringing Relief to Northern Iraq

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.

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Serving Flood Victims in Michigan

Flood waters came and damaged homes throughout Oakland County, Michigan. Samaritan's Purse Disaster Relief still needs volunteers to help victims in Jesus' Name. Watch the impact that they are making in homeowners' lives. Sign up to volunteer at http://spvolunteernetwork.org/

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Volunteers Help Michigan Homeowners

"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.

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How Far Can You Walk?

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.

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"To Live is Christ"

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.

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The Rebound After The Storm

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.

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A New Life in Christ

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.

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A Town Too Tough to Die

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.

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Survival in a Small Town

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.

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Mississippi Blues

“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.

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Tending to Tornado aftermath in Nebraska

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.

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A Legacy of Serving in Jesus' Name

“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.

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A Story to Tell: Refugees in Uganda

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.

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South Sudan: The Heartbeat of the Innocents

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.

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A “Sweet Hurt”: God’s Plan in the Midst of Tragedy

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.

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Volunteers Near and Far

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.

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Restoring Hope in Kansas

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Finding Peace in the Rubble

A homeowner finds comfort after a Samaritan's Purse volunteer discovers a special item under the rubble of his home

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Removing Debris and Burdens in Arkansas

Watch how volunteers skilled in operating heavy machinery use their abilities to serve tornado victims in Jesus' Name.

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Uncovering Faith in Kansas

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.

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Taking Action After Arkansas Tornado

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/

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Hospital of Hope in South Sudan

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

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Stranded South Sudanese Receive Life-Saving Aid

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.

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Preparing for Disasters

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

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Behind the Fury: Tornado Simulation

Get a behind the scenes look at Samaritan Purse's tornado simulation and learn more about United States Disaster Relief.

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Dangerous Survival: Typhoon Haiyan

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

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A Surge of Support After Typhoon Haiyan

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

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The Severity of Syrian Refugee Crisis

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/

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Hands of Healing: Emergency Care in the Philippines

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