Refugees and IDPs
Imagine having to flee your home because of armed conflict, human rights violations, or a devastating disaster. Imagine the trauma in your home town is so real that you must make the heart-breaking choice to flee, even though you want to stay. And imagine leaving behind jobs, business, homes, friends, and everything familiar.
There are an estimated 60 to 65 million displaced persons in the world today. Some are refugees, who have crossed country borders. Some are internally displaced peoples (IDPs) who remain in their country, but are forced to leave their homes. Partner with BGR to show Jesus’ love for these families by providing items such as blankets, food packets, hygiene kits, as well as gestures of hope to those who are suffering.
Refugees and IDPs
As a doctor put a stethoscope to Adar’s heart, Adar began to talk.
For a while, this 6-year-old simply laid on the ground each day in the displacement camp where her family lived.
Life as a refugee is difficult—especially so in the winter. For Middle Eastern refugees, not only do they have to find food, water and shelter for their families but also they must brave snowstorms and extremely low temperatures while living in tents and other sub-par housing. The threat of death is always present.
The train stopped, finally. Abella relaxed. She was so tired and so heartbroken. This was just one piece of her journey away from the home she fled in Syria. She held her infant close as she exited the train. Near the tracks, a group of people had set up an aid station that your donations […]
How would you feel if you were forced to flee your home because it was too dangerous? How would you survive in a new place with no job and little food? Nearly 50 million people around the world have left their homes because of war, famine, religious persecution or other tragedies. Hardship is their reality.