Stories About the Children

Now’s the Time to Start Thinking Operation Christmas Child!

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Samaritan’s Purse Responding to Flooding in South Asia

Devastating monsoon rains have caused flooding and landslides in South Asia and Southeast Asia, killing hundreds of people and displacing millions throughout the region. Homes are in shambles, and many people are suffering with serious injuries. Samaritan’s Purse is working with local partners in the hardest-hit areas to meet the immediate needs of flood victims. [&hellip

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Emergency Field Hospital Treating Hurricane Survivors in the Bahamas

Update (10:54 a.m., Sept. 11): Samaritan’s Purse treated more than 90 patients on the first full day of operations at our Emergency Field Hospital (Sept. 10). That’s near capacity! Please continue to pray for the people of the Bahamas and for our medical team members who are working long days caring for people in Jesus’ [&hellip

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We Remember 9/11 and How God Is Healing Our Heroes

Each year in September we’re reminded why the United States is at war—why so many of our military men and women have been deployed into combat zones over the past 18 years. The world-shifting events of September 11, 2001, launched our nation into a global war on terror that continues to this day. Since 2012, [&hellip

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Hurricane Dorian Roundup: Field Hospital Opens, Relief Distributions Ongoing in the Bahamas

Please see a new story on relief sent to the Abacos and another new article on our Emergency Field Hospital in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Please continue regularly visiting samaritanspurse.org for future articles on our Hurricane Dorian response. Our Dorian landing page is also a great resource featuring a video and slide show. The article below [&hellip

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Graham Family Participates in Operation Christmas Child Pacific Push

Franklin Graham presented a bold vision to the Operation Christmas Child team late last year (2018): Deliver gift-filled shoeboxes in Jesus’ Name to every child on 1,000 Pacific islands—more than half a million kids. He believed those island nations and the children who live on them had been forgotten, but he was determined that would [&hellip

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Water Restored for Farming in Nineveh

Things are looking green again in the Namrud area of Nineveh, Iraq. Situated between the Tigris and Great Al Zab Rivers and the urban centers of Mosul and Erbil, this triangle of more than 6,000 acres of farms contains some of the nation’s most fertile land. Thanks to work spearheaded by Samaritan’s Purse and the [&hellip

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Forward March

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Former World Medical Mission Post-Residents Help Save Lives in Honduras

By Dr. Anne Hotz, a career medical missionary, who together with her husband Dr. Isaac Hotz, began working at Hospital Loma de Luz in Honduras in 2015 through World Medical Mission’s Post-Residency Program On a Sunday afternoon I got a call from the nurses’ station: “We have a 39-year-old lady who is in labor. It [&hellip

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Hope for Wounded Lives and Marriages

As his unit rolled out on regular patrol that day, Army Specialist Marco Fernandez took his position in the mounted gun of a Stryker armored vehicle. They were transporting an officer to another base and then checking out Iraqi villages to look for potential threats. As Marco’s convoy sped past a town on that sunny [&hellip

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