Tag: disaster relief

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    The only way not to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the challenges in Nepal, says World Vision’s Kent Hill, “is to not think of a million or 12 million or 50 million people in need. It’s to think about that one person, that one child…Once you’ve seen one life change, you say it is worth it.” More

    May 20, 2015 | Comments

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    Dogs, says Tim Hetzner of Lutheran Church Charities, are “a very gifted part of God’s creation.” In disaster situations they sense when someone is hurting, and together with their handlers they minister compassionately to the needs of victims. More

    August 29, 2014 | Comments

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    “The comment I have heard is God can send the cyclone here because the Filipino people are so strong we can overcome even a storm this strong,” says Catholic Relief Services emergency coordinator Elizabeth Tromans. More

    January 10, 2014 | Comments

  • big-comfort-dogs

    Dogs, says Tim Hetzner of Lutheran Church Charities, are “a very gifted part of God’s creation.” In disaster situations they sense when someone is hurting, and together with their handlers they minister compassionately to the needs of victims. More

    November 22, 2013 | Comments

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    Should houses of worship damaged by wind and water receive federal money to rebuild? Rabbi Majorie Slome calls her temple in Queens “a community institution” as well as a house of worship, and she doesn’t think insurance money will be enough to cover the costs of repairing it. More

    March 1, 2013 | Comments

  • feat-chabad-relief-800

    The Chabad Center of the Five Towns in Cedarhurst, New York has been providing up to 2,000 meals every day. More

    November 9, 2012 | Comments

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    Find out more about how you can help faith-based disaster relief organizations working in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. More

    November 6, 2012 | Comments

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    “We’re a nation based on moral values, and when we express those values to communities around the world, we’re showing them an America…with whom they want to partner and not fight.” More

    February 17, 2012 | Comments

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    “Church groups, mosque-related groups, synagogue-related groups—it’s not necessarily their mission to go and promote water security, but if it’s their mission to help their neighbors, which it always is, then we’re going to have to think hard about how we’re going to work together,” says one of the founders of Partners in Health. More

    September 16, 2011 | Comments

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    We followed some of the volunteers from Southern Baptist churches across Virginia who are responding to Irene’s damage. More

    September 2, 2011 | Comments

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