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Bundled Up

The mother of this baby boy was nine months pregnant when she was forced to flee the area of Qaraqosh, Iraq on foot to escape the Islamic State (ISIS) as it seized her village. She walked for five hours until she reached a checkpoint, where soldiers told someone in a car to take her to Erbil. Born in a church-run tent camp outside Ankawa, outside Erbil, in late summer of 2014, Marvin Basher was one of a handful of children born either in the camp or by a mother residing there – part of a new generation growing up in such camps. As temperatures drop in the high plains and mountains of the Middle East, he and other displaced children benefit from blankets purchased by ministries that Christian Aid Mission assists.

Provide urgent winter supplies for refugees in the Middle East
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