Flash flooding sweeps across 10 provinces in 10 days in eastern Afghanistan, killing nearly 100 people and displacing thousands. It’s the latest in a series of disasters ravaging the country.
The United Nations warns that without an immediate influx of funding and supplies, children in Afghanistan may not survive the winter. More than 90 percent of households in Afghanistan don’t get enough to eat every day – the highest percentage worldwide.
Despair is rampant. Shahnaz, an Afghan Christian, recently connected with a man named Ali. “He was very, very sad. He asked many questions about God and the Bible and shared many things. I called him every day or every other day, and we prayed together,” Shahnaz says.
“After two weeks, he said, ‘The day you called, I decided to commit suicide, but your call gave me hope. Your call gave me light.’”
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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller
CALL TO ACTION
- Pray Afghan Christians may find their strength and courage in the Healing God.
- Pray Heart4Afghanistan receives the funding it needs to keep serving Afghanistan’s hurting people.