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India – For the Church, especially the persecuted

As shared by an Indian Christian leader: This time of lockdown has also been challenging for the church and pastors. Most of the Indian churches, except the more technologically advanced churches in the Metro cities, are not used to online connectivity. The regular gatherings for prayers as congregations and weekly home gatherings is what keeps […]

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India – A need for healing

As shared by an Indian Christian leader: Pray for the physical and mental healing of all the people affected by Covid-19. This sickness has affected many lives, including those of healthcare workers and at the same time, also created panic and fear. Pray for people under depression. There are reports of people committing suicide in […]

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India – The Double Crisis: Hotspot for Corona & Fear of Starvation Deaths

As shared by an Indian Christian leader: Working-class people, especially daily wage workers and migrants, have been affected the most by lockdown. Unemployment is at an all-time high. The population that survived on a daily income is now having to face starvation. Migrant workers have travelled hundreds of miles by foot to reach back home […]

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India – The New Hotspot for Covid-19

As shared by an Indian Christian leader. The number of cases in India has increased exponentially in the past few weeks and still seems to be on the rise. Currently (17th June 2020), there are more than 350,000 infected cases and about 11,900 deaths. The Indian government declared a nationwide lockdown and sealed all international […]

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ICELAND – Unity and Co-operation

The following points come from an Icelandic church worker. The instructions from the Directorate of Health and the Police were given on television around 60 days in a row, each and every day, the same people.  They were like a coach, planning to fight the battle and win the game. And they managed.  So far.  As of […]

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HUNGARY – Moving out of Lockdown

A team of workers in Hungary share the following information and prayer points:- As of 13 June, Hungary has had 4,077 cases, 565 deaths and 2,516 recovered. On 4 March 2020, the first cases in Hungary were announced. The first coronavirus-related death was announced on 15 March. On the following day, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced the […]

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HAITI – Poverty and the risks of Pandemic

At the time of writing, Haiti’s Health Ministry reported 3,941 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 64 deaths. However international agencies and some human rights activists fear the number is far higher, due to a lack of testing. It has been impossible for many people to follow the measures, particularly in the densely populated slums of […]

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GUYANA

Guyana has been relatively unscathed by the coronavirus. Officially there have been 156 cases and 12 deaths out of a population of nearly 800,000. As with many other countries, the following restrictive measures are currently in place:- All borders, airports, and ports are closed for passengers. All schools are closed. A curfew has been instituted […]

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