Ukraine Refugee Crisis – Prayer requested for Churches providing Aid

Ukraine Refugee Crisis – Prayer requested for Churches providing Aid

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 not the only big headline

Though it’s been dominating world news headlines, last week’s Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crash isn’t the only big thing happening in Ukraine. Baptist Global Response partners say between 30 and 40 new refugees are arriving daily at a church in Kharkov, Ukraine from towns taken over by separatists.

Earlier this month, the United Nations reported that at least 42,000 people have been internally displaced by violence in eastern Ukraine. Another 18,650 Ukrainians were reportedly living in temporary housing in Russia, and 7,000 had been transferred to cities away from the border.

Many displaced families left eastern Ukraine with only the clothes on their backs. Churches and local believers are doing what they can to provide food, shelter ,and most importantly, the hope of Christ.

Click here to read more about this crisis.

“Pray for the Lord’s provision to meet the needs of those who have left their homes and jobs to protect their families. Pray for hearts to be drawn into a personal relationship with Jesus as His love is displayed through His people in the Kharkov region.”