Over the past few days, I’ve witnessed unimaginable suffering in the Syrian refugee camps. But nowhere were the conditions as horrible as in the Za’atari refugee camp.
The Za’atari camp is the largest refugee community in the entire area with nearly 80,000 Syrian refugees living there. That makes it the fourth largest “city” in the region.
But the men, women, and children there don’t have access to any of the comforts of a real city. Most are living in tents that offer little protection against the below freezing temperatures and brutal wind. Food and clean water are running low.
It’s filthy, crowded, and dangerous in the camp … and many refugees have been living there for as long as four years. Without any source of income, families are forced to do whatever they can to survive.
As I walked through the camp, I noticed many children doing manual labor. Hardly any of them had a winter coat. At most, these boys and girls were wearing sweaters or sweatshirts to shield them from the cold and 35 mph winds. Most were sniffing and coughing from untreated illnesses. It was heartbreaking to see their degree of suffering.
The situation is truly dire … which is why I’m asking for your help.
This evening, I’ll be hosting a conference call to share more about my experiences from the refugee camps — and I want you to join me!
I’ll be sharing a special need and how you can personally get involved in that goal to save refugee lives in the Middle East.
The call will take place tonight at 8:30 EST. To participate, dial 434-234-0015 then enter conference code 491827.
Feel free to invite your friends as well!
I can’t wait to talk to you and share this unique opportunity the Lord has given us to make a difference that will last for eternity.