Posts Tagged ‘ Erbil ’

Providing Diesel to Odrana camp in Dohuk

Oct 4th, 2018 | By

The Assyrian Aid Society asked us to supply the diesel fuel for the generators for the rest of the year. We agreed to send $1,500 per month through December, when we hope Christians will be able to return.

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The Chairman’s Report for January 5th, 2018

Jan 5th, 2018 | By
Nearly 300 Iraqi and Syrian Christian refugee children play a game similar to "Simon says" during a Christmas celebration in Amman. Christmas, 2017

Christmas events for Christian refugee children is now in four countries!
Nigeria, held it’s first Christmas for Refugees event at an orphanage in the heart of the conflict zone. In Lebanon each child received a meal and a toy, usually a board game that could be shared at home, or Gospel themed coloring and work books. The families received double thick blankets. These blankets were manufactured in Lebanon by a non-profit organization made up of Syrian refugees.

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Diaper Program Forced to Expand in Iraq

Dec 15th, 2017 | By
Displaced Iraqi Christian women receive diapers for their infants and toddlers, supplied by the Diapers for Refugees program

At the request of the Diapers for Refugees ministry partner in Iraq, the number of diapers for infants and toddlers was increased and additional help was supplied for women’s needs and the elderly. The number of families returning to their burned-out homes in Qaraqosh and other Christian towns made the increase necessary, as some families who used to obtain diapers from other sources in the Erbil area can no longer do so. As a result, our costs in December increased from $18,000 to $23,475.

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Major problems for our Iraqi missions programs

Oct 20th, 2017 | By

The Kurds held an “independence vote” to create an independent state. The reaction of the Iraqi government was to shut down airline operations into the Kurdish region including the Erbil airport. The closure causes great problems for our aid programs in Iraq including the upcoming Christmas program for this year. Costs for aid may increase as consumer goods are goods become difficult to find.

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Chairman’s Report for October 17, 2017

Oct 19th, 2017 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Syria and Iraq Genocide Relief bill gutted in Senate by one Senator – Why? /
Will Iraq continue to let us bring aid to Christian refugees in Kurdish region? / Matching Challenge begins for Christmas program – it could finance program! / Kurdish crisis traps Iraqi ministry’s general manager in America

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Relief for Christian town liberated from ISIS

Dec 6th, 2016 | By

Qaraqosh, a historic Christian Assyrian town was captured the Islamic State. Churches were used “as prisons for torture” and any Christians left in the town were forced to convert to Islam. In October, 2016 the town was liberated and Christmas for Refugees will celebrate this Christmas in Qaraqosh.

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Chairman’s Report for March 18th, 2016

Mar 21st, 2016 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Exposing Sunni terror – Our ISIS problem is our Saudi Arabia problem / Christmas for Refugees program promoted at major conference / First major supply of diapers delivered to our ministry partner in Iraq / RFC Chairman William Murray’s new book, Utopian Road to Hell, went on sale March 8th and sold out at Amazon in two days!

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The plight of displaced Iraqi Christians who fled to Kurdish areas

Oct 6th, 2015 | By

A first hand report from Iraq By William J. Murray, Chairman of the Religious Freedom Coalition: (Erbil, Iraq) Dozens of skeletons of large multi-story buildings rising above the streets in Ankawa and Erbil, Iraq, are now home to Christians fleeing the Islamic State. Not so long ago construction was booming in the Erbil area, which

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Chairman’s Report for September 11, 2015

Sep 11th, 2015 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Religious Freedom Coalition’s first children’s event in Iraq this week in preparation for larger programs / More responses from Senators and congressmen to post card campaigns / Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State caused the current refugee crisis in Europe / The blood on Hillary Clinton’s hands can’t be wiped off the hard disk of a server

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