• Khmer Rouge survivor nurtures his village

    December 16 2011 by Landry Lyons | with 0 comments

    POIPET, Cambodia (BP) – David leans back and coughs into a handkerchief. His asthma ails him, but not as much as the nightmares that still torment him more than 30 years after the Khmer Rouge genocide in his Cambodian homeland.

  • Turkey quake teams helping survivors

    November 1 2011 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Survivors of Turkey’s Oct. 23 earthquake need food, temporary shelter from the cold, clean water and medical care, and teams trained by Baptist Global Response (BGR) are helping to respond to the crisis, a spokesman for the international relief and development organization said Oct. 31.

  • 7.3 quake in Turkey mobilizes response

    October 25 2011 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Southern Baptist disaster relief specialists are responding in the aftermath of a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck eastern Turkey the afternoon of Oct. 23. The disaster killed at least 238 people and sent tens of thousands into the streets as apartment and office buildings collapsed or cracked, the Associated Press (AP) reported.

  • Goats give sustenance to families in need

    March 4 2009 by Ann Lynn, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    HORN OF AFRICA — At night, a bamboo partition is the only thing separating a family of five from the three goats living with them in the mud-brick hut. But the close quarters aren’t the only way the goats have become a part of the family’s daily life.

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