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.


Answered Prayers in Cremona, Italy

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.

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First COVID-19 Patients Treated in Italy

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.

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Emergency Field Hospital Opens in Italy

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.”

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Emergency Field Hospital Walk-Through

See our Emergency Field Hospital in Cremona, Italy, before it opens. Italy’s death toll from the coronavirus is now the highest in the world; Samaritan’s Purse is there to provide medical relief in Jesus’ Name.

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Emergency Field Hospital Going Up in Italy

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.

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Rushing Emergency Relief to Italy

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.

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Delivering Hope to Italy

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.

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Volunteers Bless Australian Homeowner

Terry Maki was devastated when bushfires destroyed his home, but Samaritan's Purse volunteers from around the world came to help him recover.

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Samaritan's Purse Marks 50 Years of God’s Faithfulness

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!

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50 Years of God’s Faithfulness

We thank God for allowing Samaritan’s Purse to be the hands and feet of Jesus to the poor, sick, and suffering in more than 100 countries over the past 50 years.

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Helping Homeowners Down Under

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.

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Helping Bushfire Victims in Australia

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.

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Balloon Man

Randy Wesnitzer served with Samaritan's Purse in northern Iraq and used balloons to connect with Syrian refugee children.

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Franklin Graham Says "Thank You!"

Franklin Graham thanks ministry partners for their prayers and support in 2019 that allowed Samaritan's Purse to respond in Jesus' Name to help victims of storms and disasters around the world.

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Reaching Out to Syrian Refugees

Samaritan's Purse is working to meet basic needs as refugees-many of whom are children-stream from Syria into Iraq.

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Airlift for Syrian Refugees Lands in Iraq

The Samaritan's Purse DC-8 recently brought winter clothing, water filters, and tarps to Iraq to help Syrians, many of them Kurds, who've been displaced by recent violence.

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Comforting the Brokenhearted in Iraq

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.

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Serving Our Syrian Neighbors

Samaritan's Purse is in northern Iraq providing hygiene kits, water, and blankets to refugees fleeing the turmoil in Syria. Please pray for these displaced people and for peace in the region, and for our teams as they serve in Jesus' Name.

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Relief for Syrian Refugees

Samaritan's Purse is helping provide essential care to Syrian refugees who are fleeing the turmoil in their homeland. Please pray for the thousands of people who have been displaced and for our teams as they minister to them in Jesus' Name.

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Being the Hands and Feet of Jesus in the Bahamas

Samaritan's Purse is serving hurting people in the Bahamas through an Emergency Field Hospital and through the distribution of critical items, such as tarps, water purification filters, and generators-all in the Name of Jesus.

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Field Hospital to Serve Hurting Bahamas

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.

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Praying for the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian decimated the Bahamas, leaving families without food, water, or a safe place to sleep. Our teams are on the ground and working around the clock to bring essential relief supplies to communities in desperate need.

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Building Hope in South Sudan

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.

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Meeting the Medical Needs of Displaced Venezuelans

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.

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A Venezuelan Migrant's Story

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.

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Zeria’s Hope

A storm survivor in Mozambique shares her story of how God protected her family and brought relief through Samaritan’s Purse.

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Franklin Graham Update from Cucuta, Colombia

Franklin Graham was in Cucuta, Colombia, for his Festival of Hope and spoke about how Samaritan's Purse is helping those fleeing Venezuela.

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Filling the Gap after Cyclone Idai

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.

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Off the Beaten Path

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.

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Being the Hands and Feet of God

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.

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Helping Venezuelans in Crisis

Venezuelans who are fleeing their economically devastated country describe how Samaritan's Purse is helping them by providing critical shelter, food, and medical care.

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The Will to Live Again

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.

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Second Airlift Arrives in Mozambique

Our Emergency Field Hospital has arrived in Mozambique. It will be set up in the coming days to provide medical care for those suffering after Cyclone Idai.

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Relief Starts Arriving for Mozambique

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.

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Standing in Faith in Mozambique

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.

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Samaritan's Purse on the Ground in Mozambique

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.

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Rushing Relief to Mozambique

Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 will airlift 27 tons of emergency supplies and a team of disaster response specialists, including medical personnel, from Greensboro, North Carolina, to Mozambique to serve its people in Jesus’ Name.

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A Serious Response to Ebola

Work continues around the clock caring for patients at our Ebola Treatment Center in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Our medical staff is committed to 24/7 patient care and sharing the Gospel with those infected by the virus.

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Love Your Neighbor

Billy Graham powerfully reminds us that "love is the medicine for the sickness of the world" and that every hurting person on earth is our neighbor who Jesus commands us to love.

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Serving on the Front Edge

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.

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Running Toward the Fire

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.

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Fighting Ebola in the DRC

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.

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Center Gives Hope to Desperate Venezuelans

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.

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Overcoming Fear with Faith

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.

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Responding to Ebola in the Congo

Samaritan's Purse has a team in the Democratic Republic of Congo in response to an Ebola outbreak that has already killed hundreds. We're setting up an Ebola Treatment Center where we will provide top-quality care in Jesus' Name.

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Prayers Prove Powerful in Saipan

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.

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Lion and Tiger Rescued After Typhoon

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.

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Venezuelans Find Shelter in Colombia

Samaritan’s Purse is providing food, shelter, and other essential items to thousands of Venezuelans who are fleeing economic ruin in their own country to seek a better life in Colombia.

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Relief Among the Ruins

God used Samaritan's Purse to answer prayers in Saipan after multiple homes were left in ruins by Typhoon Yutu. We were able to provide tarps for damaged roofs, among other critically needed supplies, and restore hope in Jesus' Name.

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Rebuilding What ISIS Tore Down

Samaritan’s Purse is restoring hundreds of houses destroyed by ISIS on the Nineveh Plains, so that Iraqi Christians can return home with dignity and rebuild their lives. Franklin Graham recently visited the area to see the project's progress.

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Answered Prayers in Saipan

A pastor in Saipan prayed for help after Typhoon Yutu ripped through the small Pacific island. God used Samaritan's Purse to answer as we distributed critically needed items, such as tarps and solar lights, to families who lost nearly everything.

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Bringing Emergency Relief to the Pacific

Samaritan's Purse sent an airlift of critically needed supplies to Saipan and Tinian islands to assist hurting families in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yutu.

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Venezuelan Migrants Flow into Colombia

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.

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Emergency Relief Prepared for Indonesia

Our DC-8 cargo jet is prepared to bring critically needed supplies to victims of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami.

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Children Smile Again in Iraq

Samaritan's Purse is providing safe spaces for children in Iraq as they recover after war. Children are taught about hygiene, learn social skills, play and sing together, and hear of God's love.

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Ready to Face Ebola

Samaritan's Purse has boots on the ground to support our local staff and partners in Democratic Republic of the Congo during this latest outbreak of Ebola. We also conducted a recent training on Ebola preparedness for international staff.

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Persecuted But Not Forsaken

Samaritan's Purse is rebuilding the homes of persecuted Christians in Iraq. Among them is Anka, who continues to suffer as her husband is held captive by ISIS.

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Bringing Relief to Flooded Japan

Samaritan's Purse is working with churches and local volunteers to help communities devastated by floodwaters and landslides in southern Japan.

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Coming Home After ISIS

Samaritan's Purse is helping Christian families in Iraq to restore their homes, which were damaged or destroyed by ISIS. Jamal and Diana represent one household among hundreds that we have helped, physically and spiritually, since Sept. 2017.

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Recovery Continues Across the Islands

Many months after hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged the Caribbean, Samaritan's Purse continues rebuilding and restoration efforts for storm-weary residents. In all our work, we're sharing the love of Jesus Christ.

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Comforting Survivors After Guatemala Eruption

Samaritan's Purse is working with churches and other ministry partners to meet needs in communities devastated after the catastrophic eruption of Fuego Volcano in Guatemala.

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'They Have Not Left Us Alone'

A woman in Guatemala lost six family members when Fuego Volcano erupted. Samaritan's Purse staff and partners provided needed relief, along with prayers and encouragement to comfort her.

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Volcano Erupts in Guatemala

Samaritan's Purse staff are working with local churches and ministries in Guatemala to help thousands of people who have fled for their lives following a terrifying and deadly eruption of Fuego Volcano.

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Home Again by God's Grace

Samaritan's Purse is helping Iraqi Christians return home to the Nineveh Plains after being displaced by ISIS. Our Nehemiah Project has already helped clean up, repair, and restore 300 houses, with more work planned.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Facing Darkness Official Trailer

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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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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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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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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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A Gospel Light in Liberia

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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hope for the Hurting in Iraq

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.

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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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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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Give Shelter in Crisis

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

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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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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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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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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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Critical Medical Care for Survivors

Thousands have been injured in the Nepal Earthquake. Our medical team is working alongside local doctors to treat the wounded and minister to survivors who have suffered devastating loss.

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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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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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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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Rushing Food to Nepal Earthquake Victims

Samaritan's Purse disaster relief teams are the first to arrive with much needed food supplies in areas hit hardest by the earthquake.

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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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Support Nepal Earthquake Victims

Message from Franklin Graham: Samaritan's Purse response team and medical personnel are now on the ground in Kathmandu, Nepal, staging enough shelter, water and hygiene supplies to aid thousands of families in Jesus' name.

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Liberia vs. Ebola

A brief look back at the deadly Ebola outbreak in Liberia from our first response to recovery. Samaritan's Purse continues to work with communities to reduce the risk of another epidemic.

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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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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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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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[CNN NEWS] Dr. Kent Brantly Released from Ebola Isolation Ward

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.

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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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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.

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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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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

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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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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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Relief For Mozambique Flood Victims

At the end of January, a severe flood devastated Mozambique. Watch as Samaritan's Purse brings relief to victims in the form of clean water, food, and shelter.

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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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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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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

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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

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[CSPAN] Samaritan's Purse VP Testifies before House Subcommittee on Ebola

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.

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Dr. Kent Brantly Released from Ebola Isolation Ward

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.

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