Tornadoes in Chattanooga, TN

Welcome to the first episode of a four-part mini-series featuring the work Samaritan’s Purse U.S. Disaster Relief is providing in the Southeast. Over Easter weekend, tornadoes swept through multiple states, leaving families and communities devastated. Kristy talks with staff on the ground about how each individual state was affected: Tennessee, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Louisiana. This is the first time Samaritan’s Purse has responded in four states simultaneously after a disaster.

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Hope in Cremona, Italy

Welcome to another episode of On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse. In this informative feature, you’ll hear many voices of doctors, patients, nurses, and staff serving on the ground in Cremona, Italy. Throughout the episode, you’ll hear the theme of hope as our teams continue to give critical care to patients suffering from COVID-19. Listen as Kristy Graham guides you through what a day in the life of a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) looks like at the Emergency Field Hospital in Cremona.

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In the News – Tornadoes in the South

This Easter weekend, a devastating storm system ripped through the Southeast. In this week’s “In the News” episode, Kristy Graham sheds light on how Samaritan’s Purse North American Ministries is responding in Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and South Carolina. Listen to the phone call between Kristy and Todd Taylor, an experienced U.S. Disaster Relief manager, to hear how the ministry is taking action to help hurting families.

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Central Park Emergency Field Hospital

Since April 1, Samaritan’s Purse doctors, nurses, and disaster response specialists have sacrificed to help treat patients with COVID-19 at the Emergency Field Hospital in New York City. In this week’s episode of On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse, Kristy Graham introduces you to Ken Isaacs, the vice president of programs and government relations, and Shelly Kelly, an ICU nurse on our Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART).

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In the News – Combating COVID-19 in New York City

Thank you for listening to another episode of On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse. This “In the News” episode features Kristy Graham’s interview with Dave Philips, deputy director for Samaritan’s Purse international projects. Dave has served with the ministry for almost 10 years, and he gives a deeper look into how Samaritan’s Purse continues to respond to COVID-19 in New York City.

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COVID-19 Airlift to Italy

Thank you for tuning in to another episode of On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse as Kristy Graham gives you an exclusive look into how the ministry is responding to COVID-19. On March 17, 2020, the Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 cargo plane was deployed to Cremona, Italy – airlifting more than 20 tons of medical supplies, a specialized Emergency Field Hospital, and 32 disaster response specialists to the epicenter of the virus. The On the Ground team was at the hangar as doctors, nurses, water and sanitation specialists, and other disaster response specialists boarded the plane in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Fighting Fear; Devotions with Edward Graham

As headlines about COVID-19 change every hour, Samaritan’s Purse is looking to help the hurting and broken. This week, Kristy Graham invites you to hear a special devotion from her husband, Edward Graham. Edward, the youngest son of Franklin Graham, brings encouragement through God’s word in a time of uncertainty and fear.

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In the News – Coronavirus and Fear

News about the Coronavirus continues to change moment by moment – invoking fear in the hearts of many. In this episode, Kristy Graham uses God’s word to strengthen and embolden those who are anxious. Kristy invites John Freyler, the Samaritan’s Purse regional member care manager for Latin America and the Middle East, to share what God says about fear.

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In the News – Tennessee Tornadoes

Kristy Graham sheds light on the headlines of the devastating Tennessee tornados that ripped through Nashville and the surrounding areas last week. Jump behind the scenes with Kristy as she hears from Shannon Daley, a staff member on the ground. Shannon serves as regional program manager on our U.S. disaster relief team.

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