When victims of war, poverty, disasters, disease, and famine cry out for help, Samaritan’s Purse is often the first to answer. We specialize in meeting critical needs in the world's most troubled regions, often working through ministry partners already on the scene of a crisis. Learn more: http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/crisis-and-disa...
Samaritan's Purse mobilizes staff and equipment and enlists thousands of volunteers to provide emergency aid to victims of tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters in the United States. We often stay behind after our initial response to rebuild or restore houses for needy families. Learn more: http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/us-disaster-relief
Common ailments often go undetected in many developing countries and quickly become a matter of life or death. People who suffer major health issues, such as heart defects, face the real threat of never receiving life-giving treatment. Samaritan’s Purse provides doctors, nurses, medical equipment, and other aid through World Medical Mission, our medical arm, while administering hope through the healing power of the Great Physician. Learn more: http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/medical
Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, is the world’s largest Christmas outreach of its kind. Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child has delivered gift-filled shoeboxes to over 124 million children affected by war, poverty, natural disasters, and other crises in more than 150 countries and territories. Learn more: http://samaritanspurse.org/occ
An estimated 1.58 million people die each year from diseases caused by unclean water, inadequate sanitation, and poor hygiene habits. The majority of these are children in developing countries. Providing clean water, coupled with health and hygiene education, is perhaps the most effective measure we can take in preventing infectious disease. Samaritan's Purse works around the world to provide clean water and promote safe hygiene practices. Learn more: http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/water/
Women all over the world face the dark reality of abandonment, exploitation, and abuse. Samaritan’s Purse works to reach the most vulnerable of these with the light of the Gospel. We meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of women through programs like abuse prevention, safe migration and trafficking awareness, general and maternal health, vocational training, family counseling, and discipleship. Learn more: http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/women