News from Friday, 16 November 2007

Knocked Down and Left to Die

One incident that really upset us recently, was that of a Sudanese man, who was knocked down by a hit-and-run driver. He was left lying at the side of the road for 2 full days and nights. His injuries were quite extensive and one passerby even threw a dirty blanket over him because they thought he was dead. Eventually after 2 days of no food; no water; and no good samaritian in sight, one Egyptian man stopped as he suspected the man was still breathing.

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Posted on Fri, 16 Nov 2007

Refuge Egypt: Situation Update September 2007

During the past 3 months, Refuge Egypt has continued to focus upon its 7 core objectives in providing a place where refugees feel welcome; continuing to be the main healthcare provider for refugees in Egypt; Offering emergency assistance and spiritual encouragement; providing opportunities for individuals to become self-sufficient; advocating for the most vulnerable within the refugee community and offering limited education opportunities for children, challenged youth and adult education classes.

Despite a drop in numbers accessing our services during the first 6 months of 2007, this past quarter we have registered a significant increase in refugees, and in particular those coming from Eritrea and Ethiopia.

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Posted on Fri, 16 Nov 2007

Prayer Requests: November 2007

It’s been a while since I’ve been on my blog – simply because we have been swamped with work. With funding reports to write; proposals to update and many visitors, life is never boring – that’s for sure! Here’s a few prayer requests for us as a family for the coming months.

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Posted on Fri, 16 Nov 2007