Emergency Relief

In the early morning hours of Sunday, November 28, 2021, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook the Amazonas Region of northern Peru. The Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) reported that the quake was felt throughout many parts of the country and in Ecuador and Colombia, as well.


damage from earthquake


In Sri Lanka, the coronavirus-associated shutdowns and curfews are bringing extreme hardship to many residents, especially those whose businesses or factories closed down. As has become an increasingly familiar story, people were unable to buy food without any income. The pandemic is creating dangerous situations in more than one way. 

Some of these families in need have students who attend Nazarene child development centers. In response, NCM Lanka mobilized to provide several weeks’ worth of food to 2,504 families from the centers during the month of April.


Cash is something everyone likes to have on hand. When someone has cash, they have the freedom to choose how best to spend their money. 


blog cash


If you’re reading this article, then the chances are that your life was transformed by a Middle Eastern refugee—a child refugee. A child refugee wrapped in swaddling clothes and carried across a desert by his mother. That first Christmas—a story of hope, deliverance, and God’s redemption—is also a story of persecution, displacement, and a dangerous crossing. It is the story of a family filled with fear, fleeing their home in search of safety. 

Deadly violence in Kyiv, Ukraine, escalated this week during clashes between anti-government protestors and government forces. Protests have been ongoing since November, but fighting intensified despite a declared truce between opposition leaders and the Ukrainian government on Wednesday.

According to reports, snipers and gunfire killed an estimated 42 people on Thursday, pushing the related death toll to around 70. Hundreds have been injured in the city center since February 18, though unconfirmed local estimates put that number higher.