International Crisis Response
Samaritan's Purse stands ready to respond at a moment’s notice whenever and wherever disaster strikes. We specialize in meeting critical needs for victims of conflict, disaster, famine, and epidemics throughout the world, often working through ministry partners on the ground. We provide food, water, shelter, medicine, and other assistance in the Name of Jesus Christ.
We praise God that He is using our Emergency Field Hospital in Cremona, Italy, to answer the prayers of many people there who are suffering from or know someone who is suffering from coronavirus. Please continue to pray for those stricken with COVID-19 and for the protection of our staff as they serve on the frontlines of the virus in Jesus’ Name.
The Samaritan’s Purse Emergency Field Hospital in Cremona, Italy, is now receiving critically ill patients stricken with coronavirus. Please pray for those suffering from COVID-19 and that God will give wisdom and discernment to our staff as they care for them in Jesus’ Name.
The Emergency Field Hospital in Cremona, Italy, erected by Samaritan’s Purse to treat victims of the coronavirus is now open and taking patients. Local dignitaries were on hand to dedicate the facility to the community and to God. One official said the hospital is “our first bright light in our dark sky.”
Samaritan’s Purse is on the ground in Cremona, Italy, setting up an Emergency Field Hospital to encourage and support the local health facility that is overwhelmed with patients suffering from coronavirus. Please pray for those stricken with COVID-19 and for our medical team as they serve in Jesus’ Name.
Franklin Graham asks for prayers and support for our 32-member Samaritan’s Purse disaster assistance response team in northern Italy as they battle the coronavirus and share the hope found in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our DC-8 left Tuesday morning with a 68-bed Emergency Field Hospital and over 20 tons of medical supplies. Pray also for those who have lost loved ones and for those stricken with the virus.
Edward Graham announces that Samaritan’s Purse has airlifted a 68-bed Emergency Field Hospital and over 20 tons of medical equipment to northern Italy to help combat the coronavirus pandemic. The facility will be staffed by 32 of our disaster relief personnel, including doctors, nurses, and respiratory specialists. Please pray for those suffering from the virus and for our team as they serve in Jesus’ Name.
Started by Bob Pierce and led by Franklin Graham for the past 40 years, Samaritan’s Purse works in Jesus’ Name to bring spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Millions have received relief and heard the Gospel through this ministry over the last half century. Get a glimpse of the amazing things God has done!
Ean Newell praises God for sending Samaritan’s Purse volunteers after a bushfire destroyed his house in Batemans Bay, Australia. They helped him sift through ashes for valuables, removed debris, and cut downed trees. Please pray for Ean and other hurting homeowners who have lost everything to the fires and for our teams as they provide relief and share the hope of the Gospel.
Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are in Batesman Bay, Australia, helping bushfire victims sift through ashes for valuables, remove debris, and cut downed and burnt trees—all in the Name of Jesus. Please pray for homeowners in harm’s way as wildfires continue to spread across Australia and for our teams as they bring relief to hurting families and share the hope of the Gospel.
Samaritan's Purse is sharing the love of Christ with refugees fleeing Syria and crossing over into northern Iraq, and providing them with dignity kits and hygiene kits. Pray for these displaced people and for our team as they continue to provide basic needs and reassure these brokenhearted men, women, and children that God loves them.
Samaritan's Purse, at the request of the Bahamas Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization, has set up an Emergency Field Hospital in Freeport, Grand Bahama, to serve patients on all the country's northern islands in the wake of Hurricane.
Samaritan's Purse rebuilt over 500 churches in South Sudan that were damaged due to ongoing conflicts in the country. We are also building hope by providing relief or training in many areas, including clean water, food, farming, discipleship, Bible literacy, and marriage enrichment, all while sharing the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Samaritan's Purse is providing compassionate and quality medical care in Colombia for Venezuelans who are fleeing turmoil in their homeland. Please pray for Venezuelans on the move and for our medical clinic workers as they care for physical needs and share the hope of the Gospel.
Samaritan's Purse is providing hot meals and temporary shelter in Colombia for thousands of Venezuelan migrants who are fleeing their economically devastated country. Alcides is among them; he's a construction worker who left his homeland when his monthly pay wasn't enough to put food on his family's table. Please continue to pray for Venezuelans and for our staff working in shelters in Colombia.
After Cyclone Idai severely damaged the local hospital in Buzi, Mozambique, Samaritan's Purse erected an Emergency Field Hospital in the area to fill the gap for medical care. Please pray for our staff as they treat patients and hold out the hope of the Gospel in Jesus' Name.
Samaritan's Purse is providing emergency relief in the form of tarps, water filtration kits, mosquito nets, and other supplies to some of the hardest hit and most remote areas of Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Idai that destroyed thousands of homes. Please pray for the people of Mozambique and for our staff as they serve in Jesus' Name.
Samaritan’s Purse erected an Emergency Field Hospital in Buzi, Mozambique, in the wake of Cyclone Idai that destroyed 90 percent of the village. Please pray for those who are sick or injured, and for our medical staff as they seek to be the hands and feet of God to those who are hurting.
Cyclone Idai destroyed entire towns and villages in Mozambique. Samaritan's Purse quickly responded and has now set up an Emergency Field Hospital. We are also providing emergency shelter, blankets, solar lights, and clean water, giving the people there "the will to live again," as one man said.
Samaritan's Purse is providing shelter, clean water, and medical services to the people of Mozambique in the wake of widespread destruction caused by Cyclone Idai. Please pray for our staff and for the nearly 2 million people affected by the catastrophic storm, one of the deadliest ever in the Southern Hemisphere.
Pastor Mario Casquinha's church in Beira, Mozambique, was severely damaged by high winds and flood waters when Cyclone Idai ripped through the country. But his congregation is standing in faith, praising God for sparing their lives and giving thanks to Him for the critical supplies provided by Samaritan's Purse.
Our DC-8 aircraft arrived in Mozambique this weekend with 27 tons of emergency supplies along with disaster response specialists and medical personnel to assist flood-weary communities in Jesus' Name.
Samaritan's Purse is operating an Ebola Treatment Center in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where confirmed and suspect patients can be treated. Our medical staff is on the front edge of the epidemic, not only offering physical care, but also sharing the Gospel with those infected.
In response to the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo—the second most deadly in history—Samaritan's Purse has opened an Ebola Treatment Center staffed by medical professionals. Please pray for the patients and also for our staff as they treat those infected and share with them the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Samaritan's Purse is opening an Ebola Treatment Center in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to fight the second most deadly outbreak of the virus in history. Please pray for those infected and for our staff as they offer physical care and share with patients the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Displaced Venezuelans, fleeing economic collapse in their own country, are finding support just over the border at the Center of Hope in Cucuta, Colombia. They are receiving medical care, legal advice, and counseling, as well as hearing the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Samaritan's Purse is actively responding to the deadly Ebola outbreak that is causing grave concern throughout eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. We are training local medical personnel how to effectively and safely treat patients, along with pastors who share the Gospel with those infected. We're helping both caregivers and the sick overcome their fear with faith in Jesus Christ.
Thousands of homes in Saipan and Tinian were ripped apart by Super Typhoon Yutu when it slammed into the two Pacific islands, leaving families without basic necessities like shelter, food, and clean water. Local Christians prayed to God for relief. Samaritan's Purse responded by airlifting 80 tons of critical supplies, letting the hurting people there know that God loved them and had not forgotten them.
At the request of federal officials, Samaritan's Purse flew a starving lion and tiger from typhoon-ravaged Saipan to a Colorado wildlife sanctuary. After a third delivery of relief supplies, our DC-8 had an empty return flight, which allowed us this opportunity.
Samaritan's Purse is providing relief as thousands of migrants flee Venezuela each day into Colombia. At different points along the way, we are providing primary medical care, food, shelter, and hygiene kits, as well as sharing the hope of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
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.
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. <a href="http://www.facingdarknessmovie.com/">http://www.facingdarknessmovie.com/</a>
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.
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.
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.
The newly reconstructed ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, is a testimony to God's faithfulness and stands as a beacon of hope for the nation as it struggles to rise after the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham and the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, among other dignitaries, were there recently to dedicate the new facilities to God's glory.
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.
A team in Pedernales, Ecuador, is distributing tarps, hygiene kits, and water filters
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.
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.
Samaritan's Purse is providing multifaceted relief—livelihoods training, water projects, child-friendly spaces to families in Northern Iraq who've fled ISIS. In the midst of trauma, we are bringing peace as we minister in the Name of Jesus Christ to the hurting and downtrodden.
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 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.
“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.
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.
Dr. Kent Brantly, the Samaritan's Purse doctor who contracted Ebola while caring for patients in Liberia, was released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta today after recovering from the deadly virus. "God saved my life-a direct answer to thousands and thousands of prayers." Dr. Brantly said. Watch now to see the rest of Dr. Brantly's statement.
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.
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 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.
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/
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.
Ken Isaacs, Samaritan's Purse Vice President of Programs and Government Relations, gives testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee concerning Ebola in West Africa.
Dr. Kent Brantly, the Samaritan’s Purse doctor who contracted Ebola while caring for patients in Liberia, was released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta today after recovering from the deadly virus. "God saved my life—a direct answer to thousands and thousands of prayers." Dr. Brantly said. Watch now to see the rest of Dr. Brantly's statement.