MCC also is calling on U.S. lawmakers to oppose military intervention in Iraq and instead to send humanitarian aid for the U.N.-estimated 1.9 million internally displaced people, or IDPs, in the country.
Mennonite Central Committee
As armed conflict forces Iraqis from their homes, Mennonite Central Committee is providing vital items for daily life and is planning with partner organizations for an ongoing response.
When Mugu Zakka Bako arrived at the scene of twin bomb blasts May 20 at a busy market in Jos, Nigeria, he saw more than the destruction, billowing smoke, injured people and charred remains.
Bako saw Muslims and Christians working shoulder to shoulder, helping to rescue people from the debris.