4 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
18 Jun 2008 description
report Samaritan's Purse

Prior to the devastating cyclone that struck Myanmar in early May, Lynn led a quiet life. She was a Bible teacher who spent her evenings taking care of her husband and enjoying the company of her neighbors. The day after the killer storm ripped through her city, however, Lynn found herself directing a massive effort to provide desperately needed relief to hundreds of people.

'Within hours after the cyclone, the people started to come to the Bible school,' Lynn said. 'They were hungry, hurt, and traumatized.

03 Jun 2008 description
report Samaritan's Purse

Soe was trapped under a pile of debris, crying out for his mother, when the Burmese pastor found him.

The 7-year-old boy had not seen any of his family since the evening before when they clung to each other to avoid being blown away by the fierce winds of Cyclone Nargis. As the storm raged, young Soe lost his grip on his mother's shirt and was taken by the wind to an area at the edge of his village. He had not seen any of his family members since.

Soe is one of thousands of children separated from their parents in the aftermath of the cyclone that hit Myanmar on May 2.

12 May 2008 description
report Samaritan's Purse

Samaritan's Purse cleared to begin flights of critically-needed emergency aid to help cyclone victims

Samaritan's Purse has received permission to begin flying relief supplies into Myanmar, bringing much-needed emergency aid to people affected by the May 3 cyclone.