In Cuba, Christian associations such as the Patmos Institute or the Evangelical League offered their resources to those in need.
According to the authorities, the explosion was caused by a gas leak. The building of a nearby Baptist church was severely damaged.
After the blast that killed over 100 people, the residents of the biggest Equatorial Guinean city are “starting to recover”, says an evangelical aid worker on the ground.
Evangelical churches and entities have begun to aid assisting victims on the ground and sending donations.
The Baptist church in the most populous city of Equatorial Guinea lost the roof and members of evangelical communities have been affected. “We have never gone through a situation like this. We are fearful and very worried, but we rest in the Lord”.
Evangelical ministries and churches help providing for basic necessities, cleaning churches and rebuilding houses.“Pray that the church in Lebanon will be light amid the destruction”.
Lebanese president says explosion was caused by 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate unsafely stored in a port warehouse. Christians in Beirut call on to “pray for Lebanon”.
At least 11 people have been killed, and 36 others are wounded, in a suspected car bomb attack in Istanbul, according to the city governor.
The explosions occurred at two sides of the exit of Ankara’s main train station, in the city centre. More than 180 people were wounded.
A series of enormous explosions killed at least 50 people and injured more than 700. Greenpeace warned “certain chemicals will pose a risk to the residents.”
Another tragedy in the conflict zone: about 70 people were working when the explosion happened in the Zasyadko mine in Donetsk. Many are still trapped underground.