Another Baptist aid arrived in Northern Iraq
Szerző: Főadmin Bejegyzés: 2015. február 02., hétfő 16:19
Close to 1,5 million people fled from the soldiers of ISIS to the Kurdish parts of Northern Iraq, many of who are Christians. The church supports people who had to leave their homes, it supplies them with food and accommodation and tries to provide moral support. The Islamist terrorists attacked a city called Kirkuk killing many members of the local armed forces. In the mixed population city Christians are living in fear, lot of families fled to Erbil because of the shootings.
A volunteer of Hungarian Baptist Aid travelled to Erbil and Kirkuk to get information and talk to Christian leaders about further assistance. In September, the organization had already sent $5,000 to the region, the Chamchamal refugee camp received $3,000 and Chaldean church in Sulaymaniyah, that takes care of 70 Christian families, received $2,000.
The Hungarian President and the Ambassador of Turkey thanked the rescuers who returned home
On the afternoon of February 14, the President of Hungary, Katalin Novák greeted the Hungarian rescuers who helped Turkey, including members of Hungarian Baptist Aid’s HUBA Rescue24 team, in ’Sándor Palota’ (Sándor Palace).
The rescue team of Hungarian Baptist Aid has returned home from Turkey
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