MercyWorks to Help Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees are fleeing the destruction of their homeland. There are just under 20,000 refugees living in tent cities across the Turkish border, 5,000 refugees in the Bekaa Valley and just under 8,000 refugees in Jordan. Even in Syria there are over 200,000 internally displaced persons, with the potential of that number multiplying rapidly. MercyWorks is communicating with people in Syria who confirm the ongoing strife has caused mass devastation in families lives, especially in the city of Homs. The Turkish Red Crescent chief Ahmet Lutfi Akar warned last week that up to half a million Syrian refugees may...

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