NORTHERN UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is helping bolster the Eastern European country’s medical systems with regular airlifts of supplies aboard its DC-8. They work with church partners to distribute these items to those who need them most.
Dr Alla Mustafaieva – Volunteer:
There is war in Ukraine right now. It’s very scary. It’s really hard to explain what’s going on right now. At the start of the Russian aggression, during the first days of the war, many people lost access to hospitals and pharmacies were closed. People had neither work nor money to buy medicine. Many people need psychiatric services. We have started to provide medical care and medicine to the refugees.
Halina Romanenko – Director, Makariv Central District Hospital:
We really need this help right now given the very difficult situation in Ukraine. We cannot buy a lot of drugs and surgical consumables. We need them here, but we are also distributing these supplies to hospitals in busy locations.
Now, here at the church, we need medicine to send to the front line of the war, and we are distributing a range of medicine, pillows and instruments to the hospital in Makariv.
Dr. Tamara Latiuk – Volunteer:
There was an absolutely catastrophic shortage of medical supplies. Samaritan’s Purse provided many, and often. Your support with medical supplies helped us stock up on surgical supplies, infusion and infusion equipment, and equipment to prepare medication was very helpful.
Samaritan’s Purse is a non-denominational evangelical Christian organization that provides spiritual and physical relief to suffering people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the needs of people affected by war, poverty, natural disasters, disease and famine in an effort to share God’s love through His Son, Jesus- Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Samaritan’s Purse International Disaster Response Team (DART) is committed to meeting the critical needs of victims of war, poverty, famine, disease and natural disasters. We are ready to respond at any time, whenever disaster strikes and wherever it occurs. DART specializes in providing water, food, shelter and medical care while sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.
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