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WMU Foundation unfolds Christ’s love with blanket drive

BIRMINGHAM (Candice Lee) — This Valentine’s Day, the Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Foundation hopes to spread love and warmth to Syrian refugees living in Jordan. The Foundation is asking people to donate $25, which supplies a blanket to a refugee … Continue reading

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69,000 refugees in US during #WorldRefugeeDay 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (compiled by TAB) — In preparation for World Refugee Day on June 20, Christians are being encouraged to reach out and make connections with the displaced peoples in their communities, states and throughout the world. The United Nations refugee … Continue reading

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Displaced Iraqis find help in BGR

IRAQ (TAB, BP) — In the midst of crisis Baptist Global Response (BGR) has been focused on helping families in need across Iraq, some 250,000 displaced people, even beyond the Yazidi community. As Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) … Continue reading

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Iraq conflict causes ‘double crisis’ for refugees

MOSUL, Iraq (TAB, BP) — Fighting outbreaks across Iraq serve as timely reminders for the need for prayer for refugees as World Refugee Day is June 20. The intense and sudden fighting has caused at least half a million Iraqis to flee … Continue reading

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Possible 15 years’ jail for UNCHR-recognized refugee

NUKUS, Uzbekistan (F18) — Uzbekistan is now seeking to extradite detained UNHCR-recognized refugee Makset Djabbarbergenov from Kazakhstan on charges which carry a maximum 15 year jail term. The Protestant who fled to Kazakhstan is being sought by Uzbekistan for exercising … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Current statistics for BGR refugee relief

MIDDLE EAST (BGR) — In the past year, many refugees of a Middle Eastern country have sought shelter with local families in the poorest area of a neighboring country. During this time Baptist Global Response (BGR) partners have provided food … Continue reading

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