World Humanitarian Day

2019-08-12T15:46:04-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On August 19, we honour aid workers who dedicate their lives to humanitarian service, supporting people affected by crises all over the world.  On World Humanitarian Day (WHD) please pray for those who tirelessly and courageously serve in conflict zones. Pray for our partners who help victims of sexual violence in

Emergency Response: Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami 2018

2018-10-03T16:37:27-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami has devastated Indonesia’s Sulawesi island. The disaster has claimed more than 1,300 lives and has left over 61,000 people displaced and injured. They are in desperate need of food, water and shelter. Homes and buildings have been destroyed, and many survivors are still missing loved ones. CBM

DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

2018-08-07T11:44:55-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

An outbreak of Ebola has occurred in Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu Province – one of CBM’s main project areas in the country. Health officials suspect that Ebola has claimed the lives of at least 33 people, as they each died from unidentified hemorrhagic fevers. Our church partner, the Baptist Church in Central Africa (CBCA),

Victims of Sexual Violence

2018-04-25T16:19:15-04:00Tags: , , , |

The war in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 1998 and 2003 involved several African countries and armed militia groups. It is considered one of the greatest humanitarian crises in the world, yet received little international media attention even during the height of the conflict. The violence has continued intermittently since 2003