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Syrian Refugees Risk It All to Escape to Greece

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A Syrian Refugee and Her Cat Move Through Europe

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Soccer Balls and Shoeboxes in a Syrian Refugee Camp

Brian James is an Upward soccer coach in North Carolina. His sister-in-law worked with Samaritan’s Purse in northern Iraq and helped him bless Syrian refugees. I’m a soccer coach for Upward, a Christian sports league where building character, faith, and athletic skills are the primary focus. In the fall of 2013, I was in the…

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Fruit and Vegetables for Syrian Refugees

Hallie Powers is a finance officer working with Samaritan’s Purse in northern Iraq. The refugees in this camp have been receiving food rations from the World Food Programme for months. They have received bulgar, pasta, lentils, beans, oil, sugar, and salt. But they haven’t had any fruits or vegetables. Recently, Samaritan’s Purse filled the gap…

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The Severity of Syrian Refugees

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A Soccer Field for Syrian Refugees

Hannah Hamrick is working as the child protection program manager with our team in northern Iraq. Among the many challenges facing the Syrian refugees in Arbat Camp is boredom. Hundreds of children live in the camp and often find themselves at a loss for activities after school. When Samaritan’s Purse first arrived, many of the…

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Sewing Warm Clothes for Syrian Refugees

With winter quickly approaching, Syrian refugees in northern Iraq are suffering from the cold. A Samaritan’s Purse project is working to provide these people with clothes to keep them warm. By Hallie Powers, a finance officer working with Samaritan’s Purse. Winter is at our doorstep, and Syrian refugees who are living in northern Iraq are…

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Shoes for Syrian Refugees

Samaritan’s Purse continues to respond to the Syrian refugee crisis that has forced millions of men, women, and children to flee a bloody civil war in their homeland for safe refuge in neighboring countries throughout the region. The U.N. refugee agency estimates that in the past two months, about 63,000 Syrians have entered northern Iraq,…

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Crisis in Syria: Relief for Refugees

For more than two years now, a fierce civil war has been tearing Syria apart. Forces loyal to the Ba’ath government and president Bashar al-Assad are battling with rebel factions seeking to grab control. Caught in the middle are innocent families who live in constant fear of violence. “Airplanes flying overhead, bombs exploding, gunfire, we…

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Warmth for Syrian Refugees

In December, Franklin Graham and Fox New host Greta Van Susteren visited a refugee camp in northern Iraq where Samaritan’s Purse is providing help for Syrians who have fled a fierce civil war in their homeland. They met a 90-year-old woman living in a tent with her daughter. They could only borrow a heater for…

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