When a disaster strikes, BGR is not far away with excellent disaster response. Working through our expert staff, local partners and trained volunteers, we provide food, water, shelter, medical help, and hope to those who have experienced life-devastating disaster events.
If you wish to help in any of these disasters, you can donate to the general BGR disaster relief fund below.
*To help response to Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, give to the BGR disaster relief fund below.*
When floodwaters swallowed nearly an entire village, the spirit of survival carried the day. This is one family’s story of perseverance, hope, and restoration.
The March 14 cyclone, Cyclone Idai, has left a confirmed 447 people dead and nearly 110,000 people displaced in shelters throughout the region. The cyclone directly struck Beira, Mozambique, a city of 500,000 people. In the following days, massive rains and subsequent flooding has been responsible for deaths in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. Despite the […]
Koko lost everything when an earthquake struck Southeast Asia last year. But when emergency supplies arrived, in the middle of his grief, Koko did something truly amazing.
A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck near the island of Lombok in Indonesia on Saturday, March 16. So far, there are several reports of injuries and at least two fatalities. BGR partners have been in the area since last August responding to a larger earthquake that left over 300 people dead. At this time, our partners are safe and […]
Last Thursday and Friday, March 14th and 15th, Tropical Cyclone Idai brought torrential rain and wind as it made landfall near Beira City in Mozambique. Sofala, Zambezia, Manica, and Inhambane provinces were also affected. At this time, many areas are without power and scant, if any, communication with the mainland due to tidal surge. The full extent of […]
“But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents. Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, ‘Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others. They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, […]
Cyclone Idai made landfall on March 14, directly hitting the city of Beira, Mozambique. This devastating cyclone dumped massive amounts of rain in Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique, resulting in 447 confirmed deaths and over 110,000 people now displaced from their homes. The storm left the city badly damaged by extremely heavy winds and rains. Flooding is […]
As this response is winding down, we still ask for your prayers and support. Read more to find ways you can pray.
In December, a fire broke out in the slums of a large, Sub-Saharan Africa city. Many families lost their homes and property. BGR partners began gathering information about those affected and sought ways to show Christ’s love. They reached out to BGR for help providing mattresses, bed linens, cooking utensils, pots, hygiene kits, and stoves. […]
Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc in the Caribbean during the past few days, and now our teams are on their way to assess damage and needs. Please pray for disaster recovery efforts.
Pray for those in the midst of crisis from flooding in South Asia, mudslides in Sierra Leone, crisis in Venezuela, and Hurricane Harvey in the US.