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Persecuted in Their Native Country of Myanmar, Suffering in a Refugee Camp in Bangladesh—the Rohingya are Without Home or Country —

It has been just over a year since the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from their home in the Rakhine State of Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh, fleeing from the military slaughter that has already killed thousands, according to media reports.  Now some 900,000 are settled in a web of camps with little support for the basics of life—food being the most critical need. 

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Conscience International’s Report from Greece:

10,000 Refugees Now in Moria Camp Alone—More on the Way. But Still They Arrive with Hope —

Conscience International’s project representative in Greece, Shealy Smith, was there when the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos received its 10,000th current resident. This is the greatest influx since the migrant crisis began in 2015. In mid- August, thirteen boats carrying 499 people landed on shore, the first stop on an unforeseeable future.They arrive shaken and uncertain. But they also arrive with hope

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Children Suffer the Most—Dealing with Disabilities in a Refugee Camp in Turkey

Kenana’s Story: —

This is Kenana, a precious, beautiful seven-year-old who already has seen more of war and loss in her home country of Syria than anyone should see in a lifetime-- much less one so young and vulnerable. Add the fact that she suffers from diabetes and kidney failure, a terrific blow to a family that must eke out an existence in a hardship environment of a refugee camp in Hatay, Turkey. 

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Children Suffer the Most—Dealing with Disabilities in a Refugee Camp in Turkey

Yusuf’s Story: —

When the bombs began to drop, Raad grabbed five-year-old Yusuf, his youngest son, and miraculously escaped when their home in the ancient city of Hamah, Syria was hit during the catastrophic war that appears to have no end. Raad’s wife and four other children were not so fortunate. They were killed.

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Helping the Disabled to Regain Mobility--Conscience International Sponsors Clinic in Turkey—

Matthew Coley is inexhaustible.  This former U.S. Navy hospital corpsman, now working as program director for prosthesis and rehabilitation for Conscience International, has been working in Turkey since May 2018, distributing wheelchairs for those who cannot walk and strollers for children who are disabled. But he wanted to do more. 

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Conscience International Team is In Turkey Helping War-Disabled Refugees and Others to Regain Mobility —

When the on-going Syrian war scattered families across the border seeking refuge in Turkey, the fleeing exodus of people who lost homes and homeland included many who had also lost legs and arms in the war.

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Conscience International Newsletter Summer 2018—

Conscience International - Helping Hurting People in Nigeria, Lagos, Bangladesh, Haiti, Greece and Ethiopia. Read how in our Summer, 2018 newsletter.

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Conscience International in Guatemala. We’re getting closer to our vision of acquiring land and building homes for the victims of the Fuego Volcano disaster.—

Kenny Phillips Reports: Doc Kenny and I had an 8:00 AM meeting this morning with Marlon from Maná de Vida. Marlon had taken our architectural plans several days ago to see what kind of discounts on materials he could come up with. We talked about the project again and as expected they are eager to see it get off the ground.

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