February 19, 2024

I knocked on every door

MEET RANIA We are Lebanese and our situation is just as bad as the country’s situation. Our biggest trial has been the death of my son-in-law, who passed away at the age of 39 because of COVID. My widowed daughter […]
February 2, 2024

A new sparkle in their eyes

MEET PASTOR ABDALLAH During the war, Aleppo suffered a great deal. It was besieged and a huge part of the city was completely destroyed. At the time of the earthquake, people who had long been displaced were starting to come […]
December 11, 2023

Our hope is to be back before Christmas

MEET MAHA My name is Maha. I am married to Joseph and we have five children who are grown up or studying. We are currently displaced from Rmeish, a beautiful village in the South right near the border. Back in […]
April 13, 2023

Quarterly highlights – Q1 2023

 
March 1, 2023

Through Him who gives us strength

All through the month of February, multiple earthquakes and aftershocks hit Turkey and Syria, killing, injuring, and displacing tens of thousands of people in the middle of a winter storm. In Syria, the earthquakes came on top of a cholera […]
November 1, 2022

Winter in the time of Cholera

After more than 11 years of conflict in Syria and three years of compounding crises in Lebanon, there still doesn’t seem to be any hope in sight. As food insecurity soars, desperation increases proportionally to humanitarian needs. Now, just as […]
October 20, 2022

A part of us died last winter

MEET KHADIJA Khadija standing outside the tent where she lives in the Bekaa valley Before the war, life was normal and easy. There was safety and we didn’t need anything. We lived in our own houses and didn’t have to […]
August 4, 2022

Two years later, Lebanon struggles to recover

Two years ago, the Beirut port explosion damaged or destroyed the homes of 300,000 people, left more than 200 people dead, injured 7,000, and left most of the capital’s inhabitants traumatized. When this catastrophe happened, Lebanon had already been going […]
July 29, 2022

Finally able to catch my breath

MEET OMAYA Omaya and her two children with MERATH’s church partner My name is Omaya and I am from Egypt. My mother is Lebanese and my father is Egyptian. I was born in Egypt and when I was 3 months […]
July 15, 2022

The Lord will provide

MEET ABISSA Abissa and her youngest son drinking milk We are from Afrin, Syria. The war broke out and everything around us got destroyed so we had to leave our home. We have been living in Lebanon since 2018 with […]