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Hope for Ukraine: 3 Stories of Hope in the Midst of War

Hope for Ukraine: Aid trucks.

February 24 marked the two year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. At World Relief, we commemorated the event by praying and reflecting together with Ukrainians* from across our U.S. offices and around the world. Together, we lament the devastating impact violent conflict has on image bearers of God not only in Ukraine, but around…

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One Year Later: The Church Still Moves In Haiti

One Year Later: The Church Still Moves In Haiti

“One year later, the need in Haiti is great, but…churches continue to be agents of change in their communities, and men, women and children continue to receive support from their local churches.” Shaken Thirty-year-old Jeannette was away from home the day a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck southern Haiti in August 2021. “I was out and…

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When Faith Leaders Join the Fight

When Faith Leaders Join the Fight

Around the world, faith leaders are often trusted, respected and influential members of society. For decades, World Relief has seen the impact that working alongside faith leaders and communities can have in the face of natural and man-made disasters.  From the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, we knew that the local church was uniquely…

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Moving Beyond The Compassion Moment

Moving Beyond the Compassion Moment

It’s been just over a month since the U.S. evacuation of Afghanistan began and a 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook Haiti. While the news headlines may be settling down, the need continues. Our U.S. offices are preparing to welcome thousands of Afghans into their communities, and our church partners in Haiti are hard at work helping…

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World Relief DR Congo is Building Resilience from Ashes

World Relief Congo is Building Resilience from Ashes

The Eruption On May 22nd in the town of Goma, DR Congo, Mount Nyiragongo lit up the sky with a red glow. Many of the 2 million residents recognized the signs and feared the worst —  the towering volcano was once again active. By early evening, their fears were confirmed when the volcano began to…

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Rebirth and Renewal

It was late May in 2004 when torrential rains hit Mapou, a small village nestled within the La Selle mountain range in southeastern Haiti.

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World Relief Responds to Cyclone Idai

Nearly a week has passed since Cyclone Idai devastated three of the most vulnerable countries in Southern Africa, Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, and the full extent of the disaster and the needs are still growing.

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Business as (Un)usual

When the small puddle jumper plane landed on its rinky-dink airstrip, I came to grips with the fact that I was face to face with one of the world’s oldest, most isolated, and yet most intact cultures.

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