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The global crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic has been acutely felt in eastern Ukraine, where the line of contact between government- controlled territory and regions held by Russia-backed separatist formations has become even more complicated than usual – reports RFERL.–––––––––––––On March 25, Ukraine's government approved declaring an emergency across the whole country for t...
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On Tuesday March 24, President Klaus Iohannis said from the 25th onwards, movement during the day would be further restricted, and people over the age of 65 are banned from leaving their homes – reports Reuters. People are allowed to leave their homes only for work, with a signed note from their employers, and to buy groceries.The young people a part of our partner churches in Romania have stepped up in helping those who cannot help themselves. There are 33 elderly...
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When meetings were banned across the country, Mission Without Borders Moldova continued to cook food for our regulars at the Soup Kitchen and Street Mercy projects. The warm food was either distributed to people’s homes or people were invited to come and collect it.As the restrictions grew more limiting, changes had to be made again. Beginning March 30, all the Soup Kitchens in Moldova will deliver packages of food products instead of warm food. The homeless who depend on Street ...
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Like other countries in Europe, Bulgaria has introduced strict curbs on travel between cities and abroad and closed schools and restaurants. But in some Roma neighbourhoods, Reuters reports, authorities have gone further by cordoning off Roma areas within city limits, sometimes erecting makeshift walls to block roads. Please pray for these people who would be feeling more alone than ever before, pray that God's grace would find them where they are, that they would no...
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Despite all of our MWB Staff in Bosnia-Herzegovina having to work from home, the work of the mission is still thriving in Eastern Europe. Thanks to technology our team are still able to reach out to a lot of the people we serve through phone calls, encouraging them and praying for them!It is still possible to purchase agricultural items and seeds online, so our families are still ables to receive their seeds of Hope that you blessed them with in February! What a blessing for them in this ti...
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Albania declared the coronavirus a “natural calamity” on Wednesday March 25, giving the authorities 30-day emergency powers to search houses, stop free movement and ban strikes, reports Reuters.
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One of our Romanian Coordinators has been able to reach a few families who live close to him, delivering vital food and resources.
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The Albanian government has increased the curfew to 18 hours a day in an attempt to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country, reports Exit.
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Prayer request from Moldova: “Yesterday, the number of registered cases with COVID-19 in Moldova rose to 23 which may seem a small number but, considering the thousands of people returning from abroad at the moment, we are worried because our health system is barely able to cope in normal conditions, never mind a crisis.”
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