Ukraine Relief Update

Ukraine Relief Update

The fighting in Eastern Ukraine continues. There are daily exchanges of fire between Ukrainian troops and the pro-Russian rebels, consistently violating the latest cease-fire agreement. Power lines have been down in some areas for over a year, access to clean water is unreliable, and constant shelling has taken its physical and psychological toll on residents in Donbass. In the last six months, Convoy of Hope Europe, thanks to the support of our partners, has been able to provide 300 wood stoves to families living in areas with no power. These stoves provided heat for the remainder of the winter, as well as a cooking surface for families to prepare their food through the summer months. We also supplied seeds for…

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Responding To The Nepal Earthquake

Responding To The Nepal Earthquake

JUNE 25 HOW YOU ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN NEPAL On April 25th, devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. It left thousands of people dead and some 700,000 people displaced from their homes. Thanks to friends like you, including churches and businesses, Convoy of Hope's disaster relief team— along with our partners — responded immediately with food and emergency supplies in many of the hardest-hit areas in Nepal. To date, our distributions of food and supplies have taken place in 80 communities and villages. Nearly 300,000 meals, and more than 1,900 tents and tarps, have been distributed to thousands of families in need. As you know, by now, the news media and many relief organizations have moved on, but Convoy of…

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Update on Ukraine

In February, Convoy of Hope Europe (COHEU) received a request to step in and assist with humanitarian efforts in the war zone of Eastern Ukraine. The Donbass region has seen intense action from rebel fighters in the last 18 months, taking its toll on the land and on the people. Teamed with the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) and other organizations from all over Europe, COHEU has taken direct action to address specific needs within these communities. The initial commitment supplied wood-burning stoves for families in cities without power or gas to see them through the rest of the winter. Close to 350 stoves were delivered to five cities and villages, along with firewood to fuel them. These stoves will afford…

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Mother’s Milk And Motherly Love

Mother’s Milk and Motherly Love

Vivian, the wife of the pastor of New Life church in Irbid, tells us about a pediatrician that visits these mothers in the hospitals and in their homes. She discovered that mothers were unable to produce milk anymore because of the trauma that they had experienced. These refugees only come with the clothes on their back and have nothing. They are looking for help with different organizations. The church in Irbid is helping 90 mothers at the moment, but would love to do more. To help a young mother with babymilk, it costs just 20€ each month. As much as possible they would like to help each mother until her baby starts to eat solid food. Join us. 20€ a month…

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Responding To Nepal

Responding to Nepal

On Saturday the 25th April 2015 two major earthquakes shook the villages of Nepal, and devastated men, women and children. Over 500,000 people were left homeless and another 8,583 people were confirmed dead. In the midst of this heartache, Convoy of Hope is endeavoring to bring hope and healing to those who have been impacted most. The Convoy of Hope team continues to access remote regions that have suffered tremendous loss, and marvel at God’s provision of a network that is familiar with these regions and strategically positioned to advance aid and much needed supplies. Alongside our in country partners, our disaster response team is continuing to provide food, water purification filters and shelter to those who are affected even…

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