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Earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, drought and famine ... natural disasters affect everyone, no matter what their faith. But when our Christian brothers and sisters living as a despised minority are amongst the victims of a catastrophe like this, they need our help. The reason is that aid distributed by non-Christian agencies and personnel often does not reach the Christian victims. In other words, they are discriminated against in the aid distribution, just as they were discriminated against in daily life before the disaster struck. When this happens, they need help from their Christian brothers and sisters around the world.

Recently Barnabas Fund has helped Christians affected by flooding in Bangladesh in August 2007, as well as floods and mud-slides in Indonesia earlier and famine victims in Burundi earlier in the year. Feeding also continues in north-east Kenya and in West Africa, as the aftermath of drought and famines in 2005 and 2006 are still affecting people.

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