June 20 is World Refugee Day
Over the last year, there has been a devastating surge in the number of refugees searching for peace. After five years of bitter violence in Syria, millions of fearful residents have fled. Nisreen and Ahmad are two such people. “Our home used to be paradise,” they lament, remembering a peaceful Syria. The couple found safety in Lebanon, but struggled to afford food. Presbyterian World Service & Development is responding with Canadian Foodgrains Bank by providing food vouchers to refugees in Lebanon. The vouchers Nisreen and Ahmad received helped them purchase groceries and prepare home-cooked meals—restoring the sense of home they lost. On World Refugee Day, we pray that refugees from Syria and around the world will find safe haven.
PWS&D responds to refugees