Samaritan's Purse Responds to Deadly Quake

October 18, 2013 • Philippines
Philippines Earthquake

Samaritan's Purse is working through partners to deliver aid to those who have been displaced because of a 7.2 earthquake in the Philippines.

Samaritan’s Purse is responding through local partners to one of the deadliest earthquakes in the history of the Philippines.

GiveA magnitude 7.2-earthquake rocked the central Philippines on October 15, killing more than 150 people, injuring several hundred others, and displacing some 9,300 families. Most of the casualties were in Bohol Province. In total, 3 million people were affected in some way.

A total of 2,066 houses were damaged. Churches, government buildings, hospitals, and airports were impacted across several provinces.

Please pray for our partners as they bring emergency relief in Jesus’ Name to those in need.

Thirty tons of emergency relief from Samaritan's Purse has arrived in the Bahamas.
International Emergency Relief When natural disasters strike or armed conflict causes people to flee, Samaritan's Purse responds quickly to bring relief to those in urgent need. We can provide food, clean water, and shelter, among other necessities. One way we help in disaster situations is by handing out “family survival kits” that include warm blankets, buckets with water filters, cooking utensils, soap, and other daily essentials. For just $45, we can provide a lifeline to a family that has lost everything, to help them get back on their feet.

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Suggested Gift: $45