Humanitarian Crises in Haiti & Afghanistan

This past week has been heavy with grief as we are witnessing multiple global humanitarian crises in the news. Images of Haitians being surrounded by debris and rubble, following an earthquake that is reminiscent of the quake that devastated the country in 2010; and video footage of Afghans risking their lives to escape their country, […]

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10 Years of Crisis

March 2021 marks the 10 year anniversary of the Syrian war. Since the civil war started in 2011, more than half of Syria’s population has been displaced, according to a statement by Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of International Development. “Over half of Syria’s pre-civil war population is now displaced, and more […]

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In Every Moment

Earlier this year, Syria entered its 10th year of civil war, just as COVID-19 became a global pandemic. Since 2013, we have worked with local partners to provide aid and the hope of Jesus to displaced individuals and families whose lives have been forever changed since the war, including 13.1 million in need and 6.6 […]

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Love In Action

Just like many other countries, Syria enacted lockdown measures when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Restrictions on gatherings made things difficult for our local partners, who usually host large church gatherings and need to meet with people in order to distribute Bags of Blessings (bags with essential food and non-food items). Still, they adapted to make […]

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Rebuilding Level Two & Isolation Station Paradox

Global Aid Network (GAiN) sent a DART (Disaster Assistance Response Team) to Lesbos, Greece to spend two months at Camp Moria. One of their projects was to rebuild a structure that had burned down in March 2020. Because of a shortage of volunteers, due to COVID-19, the DART team helped rebuild the structure (called Level […]

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Enlarging Capacity for Mass Distribution at Camp Moria

Story and photos by Pau. A. (Written on May 26, 2020) One of the valuable contributions the DART (Disaster Assistance Response Team) is bringing to camp Moria is additional experienced personnel and good quality equipment. This week, from Monday to Wednesday, we are helping our partner EuroRelief to distribute hygiene packs to 2.000 families. Most […]

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Kindness Needs No Words

Story and photos by Pau A. It was about 8:30 a.m. I was looking for a family nearby when I suddenly stumbled upon one of the most pleasant spots I have been in camp Moria. It was at the heart of camp, but it felt like stepping into a small countryside piece of land. Maybe […]

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Beauty Out of Ashes

Story by Angelika S. There are places you would never choose to call your home. There are lives you would never choose to live. There are destinies you would never choose to experience. All of these seem to be combined in a place called Camp Moria: 17,000 to 20,000 people crammed together in a place […]

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A Touching Surprise

Alaa and his wife Walaa are experiencing the economic effects of the Syrian Civil War. With a one-year-old child, Alaa bears the weight of providing for his family as the sole income earner. Working in a garden and earning a measly $50 USD, Alaa felt the constant pressures, and felt depressed knowing that what he […]

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