Ukraine Response Press Kit

In response to the conflict in Ukraine, Samaritan's Purse is working in three countries where needs are dire—Ukraine, Poland, and Moldova. Disaster response specialists are providing medical care in four facilities across Ukraine and Moldova—including an Emergency Field Hospital with surgical capacity—and distributing food, water, hygiene kits, and other critical relief supplies to families impacted by conflict.

Press Releases

  • March 14

    Samaritan's Purse Recieves First Patients at Emergency Field Hospital in Ukraine

    Samaritan’s Purse accepted its first patients at the Emergency Field Hospital located on the outskirts of Lviv.

  • March 3

    Samaritan's Purse Deploys Emergency Field Hospital to Ukraine

    As conflict in Ukraine escalates, Samaritan's Purse is deploying an Emergency Field Hospital to the region to meet the critical medical needs.

  • February 25

    Conflict in Ukraine; Samaritan's Purse deploys disaster assistance response team to assess emergency needs

    Samaritan's Purse deployed disaster response specialists to Poland and Romania in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine.

Fact Sheets

B-Roll

These videos are available for news media outlet use in coverage of Samaritan's Purse-related stories. If your news outlet uses a b-roll reel or video, please credit: “Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse.” These videos are not for commercial use.
  • Ukraine Refugees to Canada

  • Franklin Graham Visits Ukraine

  • Southern Ukraine Clinic B-roll

  • Emergency Field Hospital Grand Opening

  • Mobile Medical Clinic

  • Mike Pence

  • Emergency Field Hospital Setup

  • 2nd DC-8 Loading for Ukraine

  • Ukraine Airlift

  • Responding on the Poland/Ukraine Border

Audio PSA's

Our PSAs are available for use by media outlets and websites in the United States. Unless a kill date is noted, PSAs can be aired indefinitely. If you would like to automatically receive new PSAs from Samaritan's Purse, please email PSA@samaritan.org with your request.
  • 30 second PSA

  • 60 second PSA

Photos

These photographs are available for news media outlet use in coverage of Samaritan's Purse-related stories. If your news outlet uses a photograph, please credit: “Courtesy of Samaritan’s Purse.” These photographs are not for commercial use.
  • Ukrainian/Romanian Border, Feb. 26, 2022Samaritan's Purse is aiding families fleeing Ukraine as part of a global ministry response to save lives and reduce suffering in Jesus' Name. Download
  • Ukrainian/Romanian Border, Feb. 26, 2022Samaritan's Purse has deployed teams of disaster response specialists to Poland, Romania, and Moldova to assess the areas of greatest need for fleeing Ukrainian families. Download
  • Ukrainian/Romanian Border, Feb. 26, 2022Samaritan's Purse is helping families crossing from Ukraine into bordering countries. The global Samaritan's Purse response will help meet the physical needs of impacted families while reminding them they are not alone or forgotten. Download
  • Korczowa, PolandSamaritan's Purse is on the ground in Poland, Romania, and Moldova assessing the greatest needs of families fleeing Ukraine. Download
  • Korczowa, PolandSamaritan's Purse Disaster Assistance Response Team members distribute food and water at a refugee center in Poland. Download
  • Korczowa, PolandAs Ukrainian families cross the border into Poland, Samaritan's Purse is helping meet critical needs while reminding them that they are not alone or forgotten. Download
  • North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United StatesSamaritan's Purse team members prepare to airlift an Emergency Field Hospital on its DC-8 aircraft to meet critical medical needs of Ukrainian families. Download
  • Korczowa, PolandSamaritan's Purse is responding to the critical needs of families fleeing Ukraine. The international Christian relief organization is distributing food and water in Poland and will operate an Emergency Field Hospital in Ukraine. Download
  • Poland, March 3, 2022Each day, hundreds of Ukrainian families are crossing the border into Poland and other surrounding countries. Samaritan's Purse is helping meet critical needs in Poland, Romania, and Moldova while reminding families they are not alone or forgotten. Download
  • Poland, March 3, 2022A family embraces after reuniting with their husband and father across the Poland/Ukraine border. Download
  • Greensboro, North Carolina, March 3, 2022Samaritan's Purse team members load the organization's DC-8 aircraft. On March 4th, the international Christian relief organization airlifted an Emergency Field Hospital to care for hurting families in Ukraine. Download
  • Greensboro, North Carolina, March 3, 2022Team members pray before loading the Samaritan's Purse DC-8 with an Emergency Field Hospital. In the coming days, the organization will begin treating Ukrainian families impacted by conflict. Download
  • Greensboro, North Carolina, March 3rd, 2022International Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse has been on the ground in Poland, Romania, and Moldova since February 24th. Now, the organization is deploying an Emergency Field Hospital and two additional medical clinics to Eastern Europe to aid Ukrainian families impacted by conflict. Download
  • Ukraine, March 6, 2022Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in Ukraine and surrounding countries aiding families impacted by conflict. On March 4th, the organization airlifted the first wave of its Emergency Field Hospital--specially designed to meet critical trauma needs of hurting communities. Download
  • Ukraine, March 6, 2022Samaritan's Purse prepares to open an Emergency Field Hospital in Ukraine. The specialized unit will have two operating theatres, an emergency room and Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and a 58-bed inpatient capacity. Download
  • Ukraine, March 6, 2022Samaritan's Purse is constructing an Emergency Field Hospital in Ukraine to help meet the critical needs of families impacted by conflict. Download
  • Ukraine, March 8, 2022Samaritan's Purse has established an Emergency Field Hospital outside of Lviv, Ukraine. The Emergency Field Hospital is equipped to meet critical trauma needs of patients impacted by the conflict. It contains an emergency room, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and two operating theaters—providing Samaritan’s Purse medical staff with the capacity to perform up to 30 surgeries per day. Download
  • Ukraine, March 8, 2022Samaritan's Purse disaster response specialists construct a Medical Stabilization Point for Ukrainian families. As families wait to cross the border into surrounding countries, Samaritan's Purse medical staff will treat basic medical needs and remind them that they are not alone. Download
  • Ukraine, March 8, 2022Samaritan's Purse is responding to desperate needs in Ukraine. Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) members are operating a Medical Stabilization Point to care for Ukrainian families impacted by conflict. Download
  • Ukraine, March 8, 2022Samaritan's Purse deployed a team of disaster response specialists to countries bordering Ukraine as soon as conflict began. Team members have established a Medical Stabilization Point at the Lviv train station as Ukrainian families determine their best means of evacuation. Download
  • Ukraine, March 8, 2022Samaritan's Purse continues to aid hurting Ukrainian families, establishing a Medical Stabilization Point at the busy train station in Lviv, Ukraine. Download
  • Ukraine, March 8, 2022Hundreds of Ukrainian families wait at the Lviv train station searching for a way out of the country. Samaritan's Purse has established a Medical Stabilization Point at the station to meet critical medical needs of evacuating families. Download
  • Ukraine, March 10, 2022Samaritan's Purse medical staff are treating patients at a Medical Stabilization Point at the Lviv train staion. Download
  • Ukraine, March 10, 2022International Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse is providing critical medical care to Ukrainian families as they flee the nation. Download
  • Ukraine, March 10, 2022At a 24-hour medical clinic, Samaritan's Purse is meeting critical medical needs of hurting Ukrainian families as they determine their evacuation plan. Download
  • Ukraine, March 10, 2022Samaritan's Purse has disaster response specialists in central and western Europe, providing medical care and distributing basic necessities such as food and water. Download
  • Ukraine, March 14, 2022Samaritan's Purse medical staff are providing critical care to families impacted by conflict in Ukraine. Download
  • Ukraine, March 14, 2022Samaritan's Purse is operating a 58-bed Emergency Field Hospital outside of Lviv, Ukraine. The hospital has two operating theaters with the capacity to perform 14 major surgeries or 30 minor surgeries per day. Download
  • Ukraine, March 14, 2022Marina was the first patient at the Samaritan's Purse Emergency Field Hospital. As she sought shelter from continued conflict, she fell and injured her arm. Samaritan's Purse medical staff were able to meet her medical needs and give her a renewed sense of hope. Download
  • Ukraine, March 15, 2022Samaritan's Purse is operating an Emergency Field Hospital outside of Lviv, Ukraine to care for families impacted by conflict. The international Christian relief organization is also operating a 24-hour medical clinic at the Lviv train station as families flee violence. Download
  • Ukraine, March 16, 2022A team of Samaritan's Purse doctors and nurses care for a pregnant woman at the international Christian relief organization's Emergency Field Hospital. Download
  • Ukraine, March 18, 2022Samaritan's Purse is treating patients at the Emergency Field Hospital outside of Lviv, Ukraine. Disaster response specialists also continue to aid families impacted by conflict in Poldand and Moldova. Download
  • Ukraine, March 18, 2022International Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse is providing critical medical care to families impacted by conflict in Ukraine. Medical staff are treating patients at four medical facilities across Ukraine and Moldova. Download
  • Lviv, Ukraine, March 18, 2022Samaritan's Purse is operating a medical clinic at the train station in Lviv, Ukraine. Doctors and nurses are treating critical needs of families fleeing conflict while reminding them that God loves them and they are not forgotten. Download
  • Lviv, Ukraine, March 18, 2022Samaritan's Purse medical staff are providing care at a train station in Lviv to families who are fleeing conflict. Download
  • Lviv, Ukraine, March 18, 2022Thousands of families are fleeing violence in Ukraine via the Lviv train station. Samaritan's Purse is operating a medical clinic to meet the critical needs of families as they determine what is next. Download
  • Ukraine, March 18, 2022A Samaritan's Purse medical staff member treats a patient at a medical clinic. The international Christian relief organizaiton is operating four medical facilities across Ukraine and Moldova. Download
  • Ukraine, March 18, 2022Samaritan's Purse is operating an Emergency Field Hospital outside of Lviv, Ukraine. Download
  • Ukraine, March 2022International Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse has been on the ground in Ukraine and the surrounding countries since conflict began. Now, disaster assistance response team members are providing medical care while also distributing critical aid like food, hygiene kits, and blankets. Download
  • Ukraine, March 18, 2022Samaritan's Purse disaster assistance response team members prepare to distribute critical aid to families impacted by conflict. Download
  • Ukraine, March 18, 2022Samaritan's Purse is distributing food, water, and additional critical aid items to families impacted by conflict in Ukraine and the surrounding countries. Download
  • Ukraine, March 28, 2022Samaritan's Purse is operating four medical facilities across Ukraine and the surrounding countries. Medical Staff are helping treat critical physical needs of those impacted by conflict while reminding them that God loves them and they are not alone. Download
  • Ukraine, March 28, 2022International Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in Ukraine and the surrounding countries providing medical aid and additional relief. Download
  • March 28, 2022A patient recieves critical care at the Samaritan's Purse Emergency Field Hospital outside of Lviv, Ukraine. The international Christian relief organization is operating four medical facilities across the country and the surrounding countries. Download
  • Southern Ukraine, March 23, 2022Samaritan's Purse is operating a medical clinic at a bus station in southern Ukraine. Team members are providing critical medical care while reminding patients that God loves them and they are not alone or forgotten. Download
  • Southern Ukraine, March 23, 2022Samaritan's Purse medical staff are treating patients at a clinic in southern Ukraine. The facility is one of four that the international Christian relief organization is operating in the region. Download
  • Southern Ukraine, March 23, 2022Individuals impacted by conflict are receiving critical medical care at the Samaritan's Purse medical clinic in southern Ukraine. Download
  • March 28, 2022Franklin Graham visits Samaritan’s Purse disaster response specialists and programs on the ground in Ukraine. The international Christian relief organization is aiding families impacted by conflict through the operation of medical facilities and distribution of food and other relief items. Download
  • March 28, 2022Franklin Graham visits Samaritan’s Purse disaster response specialists and programs on the ground in Ukraine. The international Christian relief organization is aiding families impacted by conflict through the operation of medical facilities and distribution of food and other relief items. Download
  • March 28, 2022Franklin Graham visits Samaritan’s Purse disaster response specialists and programs on the ground in Ukraine. The international Christian relief organization is aiding families impacted by conflict through the operation of medical facilities and distribution of food and other relief items. Download
  • March 28, 2022Franklin Graham visits Samaritan’s Purse disaster response specialists and programs on the ground in Ukraine. The international Christian relief organization is aiding families impacted by conflict through the operation of medical facilities and distribution of food and other relief items. Download
  • March 28, 2022Franklin Graham visits Samaritan’s Purse disaster response specialists and programs on the ground in Ukraine. The international Christian relief organization is aiding families impacted by conflict through the operation of medical facilities and distribution of food and other relief items. Download
  • March 28, 2022Franklin Graham visits Samaritan’s Purse disaster response specialists and programs on the ground in Ukraine. The international Christian relief organization is aiding families impacted by conflict through the operation of medical facilities and distribution of food and other relief items. Download
  • Ukraine, April 4, 2022Samaritan's Purse medical staff operate on a patient at the international Christian relief organization's Emergency Field Hospital in Lviv, Ukraine. Download
  • Ukraine, April 4, 2022Disaster response specialists from across the globe are serving families impacted by conflict in Ukraine. Samaritan's Purse is providing medical care and distributing additional relief supplies to meet critical needs while reminding families that God loves them and they are not forgotten. Download
  • Ukraine, April 4, 2022Samaritan's Purse medical personnel care for a patient at the Emergency Field Hospital in Lviv. Download
  • Ukraine, April 4, 2022Samaritan's Purse has established a fifth medical facility in Central Ukraine to continue providing critical medical care to families impacted by ongoing conflict. Download
  • Ukraine, April 9, 2022Samaritan's Purse is operating a medical clinic in central Ukraine to help meet the critical needs of families impacted by conflict. The international Christian relief organization is operating six total medical facilities to aid families while reminding them that God loves them and they are not alone or forgotten. Download
  • Ukraine, April 9, 2022Nurse Kianna treats a patient at the Samaritan's Purse outpatient clinic in central Ukraine Download
  • Ukraine, April 9, 2022Samaritan's Purse medical staff are treating Ukrainian families who have been displaced due to conflict. Disaster response specialists from across the globe have come to meet critical needs and remind patients that they are not alone or forgotten. Download
  • Ukraine, April 9, 2022Samaritan's Purse is operating six medical sites across Ukraine and distributing critical relief supplies to aid families impacted by conflict. Download
  • Ukraine, April 9, 2022A Samaritan's Purse Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) specialist ensures that the outpatient clinic in central Ukraine has clean water. Download
  • Ukraine, April 9, 2022A family awaits treatment at our outpatient clinic in central Ukraine. Download
  • Ukraine, April 9, 2022Samaritan's Purse medical staff are treating families impacted by conflict at six medical clinics across Ukraine. In addition to providing physical care, team members are demonstrating God's love to families who may have lost everything. Download
  • Ukraine, April 4, 2022Disaster response specialists from across the globe work to assemble an outpatient medical clinic in central Ukraine. Download
  • Urkaine, April 11, 2022Nurse Ebony examines an X-ray of a patient with a collapsed lung at the Samaritan's Purse Emergency Field Hospital. Download
  • San Diego, United States, April 9, 2022Samaritan's Purse is working along the border of Mexico to welcome Ukrainian families into the United States. Team members are providing immediate access to power and WIFI to book travel tickets and connect with loved ones in the States or back home. Download
  • Ukraine, April, 16, 2022A Samaritan's Purse disaster response specialist installs a water filtration system in central Ukraine to provide clean water to families impacted by conflict. Download
  • April 16, 2022Samaritan's Purse is distributing critical relief supplies to families at a church in Zhashkov, Ukraine. The international Christian relief organization is also operating six medical sites across the country to further aid families impacted by conflict. Download
  • Ukraine, April 16, 2022A mother and daughter recieve critical relief supplies from Samaritan's Purse team members. Download
  • Ukraine, April 16, 2022Samaritan's Purse is meeting critical needs in Ukraine while reminding families that God loves them and they are not forgotten. Download
  • Ukraine, April 16, 2022Samaritan's Purse is aiding families impacted by conflict across Ukraine through clean water initiatives, medical care, and the distribution of critical relief supplies. Download
  • Ukraine, April 16, 2022Samaritan's Purse disaster response specialists distribute relief items to families impacted by conflict. Download
  • Ukraine, April 16, 2022Samaritan's Purse is distributing critical relief supplies to families through a network of local churches in Ukraine. Download
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