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‘Homelessness’: New PragerU Short Documentary Presents Viable Solutions to Critical Humanitarian Crisis

LOS ANGELES — More than half a million Americans are homeless on any given night. “Homelessness: The Reality and the Solution” features interviews with community organizations who are actively helping fight against the humanitarian crisis. Billions of dollars in government spending have not solved the problem of the mounting homelessness crisis across the country. “The… Continue reading ‘Homelessness’: New PragerU Short Documentary Presents Viable Solutions to Critical Humanitarian Crisis

Convoy of Hope Deploys Teams & Humanitarian Aid to Poland, Other Strategic Locations for Displaced Ukrainians

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — Through partners across Europe and teams on the ground, Convoy of Hope is providing shelter, food, water, hygiene kits and other necessities to Ukrainian refugees in Poland and other strategic locations. More than 1.7 million Ukrainians have fled to bordering countries after war broke out more than a week ago; the number… Continue reading Convoy of Hope Deploys Teams & Humanitarian Aid to Poland, Other Strategic Locations for Displaced Ukrainians

Christian-Funded Charity Responds to Humanitarian Needs During Israel-Palestinian Conflict

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JERUSALEM — Due to continued rocket attacks across central and southern Israel, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), the largest Christian-funded provider of security and humanitarian aid in Israel, increased aid to affected citizens waiting out the conflict. “Last week, we immediately approved security measures like bomb shelters and protective vests to… Continue reading Christian-Funded Charity Responds to Humanitarian Needs During Israel-Palestinian Conflict

International Humanitarian Organization Partners with First Responders Ahead of Snowstorm in Israel

Yael Eckstein, President and CEO of The Fellowship, with staff delivering food boxes and blankets to elderly citizens in Jerusalem and the surrounding region. | Photo Credit: © 2021 IFCJ, photo by Avishag Shaar-Yashuv

JERUSALEM — On Wednesday, just ahead of the storm that covered Jerusalem and the surrounding area with a thick blanket of snow, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) together with United Hatzalah, distributed more than 200 packages of warm blankets, space heaters, and food supplies to elderly residents of the capital and… Continue reading International Humanitarian Organization Partners with First Responders Ahead of Snowstorm in Israel

Mission Aviation Services: Faithfully Flying for 50 Years

NORTH CAROLINA — For the past 50 years Mission Aviation Services has allowed Samaritan’s Purse to rapidly provide relief supplies and deploy emergency personnel in Jesus’ Name anywhere in the world. Seth Harris For the last 50 years, Samaritan’s Purse has been delivering aid and help around the world in Jesus’ Name, and Mission Aviation… Continue reading Mission Aviation Services: Faithfully Flying for 50 Years

Medical Ministry in Ukraine’s Liberated Towns

KYIV, UKRAINE — Kyiv Jewish Messianic Congregation unceasingly continues to serve those in need during this difficult time. Jewish Medical Charitable HUB UA is our medical organization that is providing humanitarian dental services in Ukraine. We managed to help people from 10 liberated villages and cities in the Kyiv region, and it was succeeded with… Continue reading Medical Ministry in Ukraine’s Liberated Towns

Distributing Food and Offering Hope in Ukraine

UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is distributing food with help from a multitude of church partners in Ukraine to hungry refugees who have been forced to flee their homes due to ongoing violence in their region. “He who dwells in the shelter of the most high will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will… Continue reading Distributing Food and Offering Hope in Ukraine

Persecuted Christians in the Middle East Receive Vital Winter Supplies

MIDDLE EAST — As winter continues, persecuted Christians in the Muslim world are facing hunger and bitter cold. When humanitarian aid does make it to these areas for distribution, Christians are overlooked — intentionally left out by authorities because of their faith. They cling fervently to Christ despite all opposition and hardship.In response the Help… Continue reading Persecuted Christians in the Middle East Receive Vital Winter Supplies

Gospel Opportunities in Fiji

FIJI — Meet Ravina Kumar, national discipleship coordinator for Operation Christmas Child in Fiji. She is one of 6,100 people globally who volunteer on National Leadership Teams to guide the efforts of Samaritan’s Purse in evangelism, discipleship, and multiplication within their respective countries. The ministry is advancing the Gospel in the Pacific through gift-filled shoeboxes… Continue reading Gospel Opportunities in Fiji

OM in Ukraine Continues to Serve Those Impacted by the War

UKRAINE — “Seeing the pain, seeing the need of people, you cannot stand by and do nothing. As Christians, we are always touched by that.” explains Stefan, Crisis Manager for Operation Mobilisation (OM) in Ukraine. In this video Stefan and others with OM in Ukraine share the power of the unity among the Christian community… Continue reading OM in Ukraine Continues to Serve Those Impacted by the War

Ukraine ‘Heat and Hope’ Project Gets Underway as Winter Crisis Nears

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based mission has launched a massive ‘heat and hope’ project to rush generators and critical supplies of firewood, coal and thermal blankets to local churches helping Ukrainian families facing a brutal and potentially deadly winter. The Ukraine Winter Heat and Hope Project, organized by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org),… Continue reading Ukraine ‘Heat and Hope’ Project Gets Underway as Winter Crisis Nears

Thankful for a New Home in Ukraine

UKRAINE — Kateryna praises God for the Samaritan’s Purse workers who put windows in her home and a new roof on it, giving her a safe place to live after a missile destroyed her house in Ukraine. Kateryna – Ukrainian Homeowner: At first there was nothing, it was a normal day. It then turned into… Continue reading Thankful for a New Home in Ukraine

‘Don’t Miss the Very Real Needs of the Average Family Right Now,’ says LA Dream Center Co-founder Ahead of ‘Giving Tuesday’

LOS ANGELES — Ahead of “Giving Tuesday,” The Los Angeles Dream Center is kicking off its “Make 30 Matter” campaign, hoping to help the citizens of Los Angeles overcome steep financial hurdles heading into 2023. With inflation currently at 7.7%, 14.2% of LA County residents living below the poverty line, homelessness up 4.1% in the… Continue reading ‘Don’t Miss the Very Real Needs of the Average Family Right Now,’ says LA Dream Center Co-founder Ahead of ‘Giving Tuesday’

Providing Clean Water in Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO — Samaritan’s Purse is helping to bring clean water to families in Puerto Rico following the devastation caused by Hurricane Fiona by setting up water filtration systems in neighborhoods. Jeremiah Roberts – Samaritan’s Purse: In the wake of hurrican Fiona there’s been widespread loss of access to electricity and also to drinking water.… Continue reading Providing Clean Water in Puerto Rico

Bringing Long-Term Relief to Ukraine

UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse has served more than 6 million people throughout the first seven months of their response in Ukraine. They have distributed over 33,000 metric tons of food within Ukraine in partnership with the local church. Their water systems and newly constructed freshwater wells have provided more than 15 million liters of water… Continue reading Bringing Long-Term Relief to Ukraine

CityServe Pledges to Help More Families in Ukraine Stay Warm, Plans to Deliver Another Million Meals

Grand Canyon University students, faculty and staff gathered in October to pack food for the people of Ukraine in an event organized by No Child Hungry and CityServe. (Photo Credit: CityServe International

BAKERSFIELD, CA — As an energy crisis unfolds in Europe, Ukrainians may face the inability to heat their homes, or lack the resources to do so. Consequently, CityServe International is partnering with over 6,700 churches in their church network in Eastern Europe to help deliver generators and C-train homes to Ukrainian families to ensure they… Continue reading CityServe Pledges to Help More Families in Ukraine Stay Warm, Plans to Deliver Another Million Meals

iDisciple Announces Book Release from Crisis Aid International President

ALPHARETTA, GA — iDisciple Publishing is pleased to announce the release of its latest book, “Born for Rescue,” by President of Crisis Aid International, Pat Bradley. Crisis Aid, an organization that shows up in “no-go zones” where starvation, disease, and danger are a part of everyday life, has provided millions of pounds of food to… Continue reading iDisciple Announces Book Release from Crisis Aid International President

Franklin Graham in Florida to Encourage Homeowners and Volunteers

FT MYERS, FL — Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham travelled to Lee County, Florida, on Thursday, October 6, where Hurricane Ian took dead aim last week and pummeled the Fort Myers area as a Category 4 storm. More than 100 people were killed, and at least hundreds of homes were either ripped apart or flooded.… Continue reading Franklin Graham in Florida to Encourage Homeowners and Volunteers

Missionary Doctor Brings Compassionate Care to Rural Kenya and Beyond

KAPSOWAR, KENYA — In a remote part of eastern Africa, American missionary doctors and African medical professionals bring compassionate care to some of the area’s neediest people. It’s led one American family to dedicate the rest of their lives to serving on the continent. George Thomas of CBN News reports from Kenya. George: I traveled… Continue reading Missionary Doctor Brings Compassionate Care to Rural Kenya and Beyond

CityServe Provides Life-saving Relief to Southwest Florida, Pleas for Further Help to Fund Emergency Food, Water, Generators, Fuel, and More

BAKERSFIELD, CA — CityServe Florida had teams on the ground before Hurricane Ian struck, and has provided life-saving assistance immediately to distressed residents in Southwest Florida. So far they have provided over 5,000 hot meals to residents, along with 200 pallets of water, produce, non-perishable food, and cleaning supplies. CityServe’s church network is helping Florida… Continue reading CityServe Provides Life-saving Relief to Southwest Florida, Pleas for Further Help to Fund Emergency Food, Water, Generators, Fuel, and More

Relief for Hurricane-struck Pine Island, Florida

PINE ISLAND, FL — Florida Pastor Randy accompanies Convoy of Hope team to bring relief, supplies, and hope to residents of Pine Island, devastated by Hurricane Ian. Pastor Randy: This is the largest Island of Florida. But it’s really not a tourist spot, there’s no beach area. You see the poles that are bent that… Continue reading Relief for Hurricane-struck Pine Island, Florida

The Los Angeles Dream Center to Host Annual ‘Night of Dreams’ Gala, Raising Funds to Support 540,000 Angelenos Annually

LOS ANGELES — On Wednesday, October 19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Los Angeles Dream Center will be hosting its annual ‘Night of Dreams.’ The Dream Center is one of the largest outreach centers in the nation with a 550,000 sq/ft campus, and they are celebrating almost 3 decades of service to those in… Continue reading The Los Angeles Dream Center to Host Annual ‘Night of Dreams’ Gala, Raising Funds to Support 540,000 Angelenos Annually

Grand Canyon University CityServe Helps over 6,500 Families in First Year

Brian Mueller, president of GCU, extends a warm greeting to attendees at the celebration of CityServe's first year anniversary. Photo by Grand Canyon University

PHOENIX — Grand Canyon University’s CityServe, the CityServe state affiliate for Arizona, has provided household goods and necessities to more than 6,500 families since being started one year ago. Over $3 million worth of surplus goods from major retailers such as Costco, Amazon, and Walmart have been distributed through local church PODs (point of distribution).… Continue reading Grand Canyon University CityServe Helps over 6,500 Families in First Year

Samaritan’s Purse Team Arrives in Florida

FT MYERS, FL — Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief Units—tractor trailers stocked with equipment and supplies—headed to Florida on Sept. 29 from North Carolina. They arrived Sept. 30, and their bases of operation are now established at Citygate Ministries in Fort Myers and Calvary Baptist Church in Englewood. A third base will be established at New… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Team Arrives in Florida

Mercury One Rushes Relief to Florida in the Wake of Hurricane Ian

DALLAS, TX — In the devastating wake of Hurricane Ian, Mercury One is bringing critical relief to southwest Florida. Founded by media personality, entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author Glenn Beck, the nonprofit organization quickly raised funds to deploy teams to the hardest-hit areas of the state. In partnership with Minuteman Disaster Response, Operation… Continue reading Mercury One Rushes Relief to Florida in the Wake of Hurricane Ian

Airlifting Emergency Supplies to Puerto Rico

GREENSBORO, NC — Samaritan’s Purse is airlifting emergency supplies, including water filtration systems and plastic roofing tarps, to Puerto Rico in the wake of massive flooding and destruction caused by Hurricane Fiona. John Morgan – Samaritan’s Purse: Puerto Rico has been devastated by Hurricane Fiona– massive flooding, homes destroyed, lives uprooted. Samaritan’s Purse is dispatching… Continue reading Airlifting Emergency Supplies to Puerto Rico

Hurricane Ian Survivors in Florida Receive Aid from Convoy of Hope

FT MYERS, FL — Florida residents still in shock from the devastation of Hurricane Ian are receiving food, water and relief supplies in a Ft. Myers church parking lot from Christian charity, Convoy of Hope. Florida residents are still in shock from the devastation of Hurricane Ian, which left damages in the billions of dollars,… Continue reading Hurricane Ian Survivors in Florida Receive Aid from Convoy of Hope

Franklin Graham Meets Children’s Heart Project Families in Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA — Franklin Graham spent a whirlwind weekend in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, as he met with children and families who have benefited from Samaritan’s Purse Children’s Heart Project and later gave out Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. Franklin Graham – President and CEO, Samaritan’s Purse: This is Franklin Graham. I’m in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. We’ve been working here for over… Continue reading Franklin Graham Meets Children’s Heart Project Families in Mongolia

Syrian Alaa Finds a Better Future

AL-HWASH, SYRIA — When Alaa was displaced because of the Syrian war, he found a brighter future through a Centre of Hope, which helped him to establish a sawmill business. Alaa: “It’s an indescribable feeling for someone to be displaced, to lose his house, to lose everything he has.” It was 2011 when Alaa fled… Continue reading Syrian Alaa Finds a Better Future

Seeds of Hope for Lebanon

LEBANON — A field ministry team with Christian charity Help The Persecuted in Lebanon reports declining conditions across the country — from massive shortages of necessities for survival: food, fuel, electricity, and medicines to the increase of violence and political unrest. At the same time, Lebanon is dependent on Ukraine for a significant amount of… Continue reading Seeds of Hope for Lebanon

Native American Tribes Experience Christian Revival

MONTANA — Healings on social media, deliverance from addictions and turning to Jesus Christ. Christian Revival is sweeping across parts of Native America. The leaders of the Crow Tribe have even passed a resolution to ‘Proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord of the Crow Indian reservation.’ CBN News Reporter Mark Martin travelled to Montana to bring… Continue reading Native American Tribes Experience Christian Revival

Edward Graham Travels to Deluged Kentucky Communities

BREATHITT COUNTY, KY — Edward Graham visited eastern Kentucky Wednesday where Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are helping homeowners in Jesus’ Name following deadly flooding in late July. Edward, vice president of operations at Samaritan’s Purse, was joined by brother Will Graham, vice president and associate evangelist with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. They spent the day… Continue reading Edward Graham Travels to Deluged Kentucky Communities

PMI Foods Has Partnered with CityServe International to Donate 100,000 Meals to Displaced Ukrainian Refugees

BAKERSFIELD, CA — Parker Migliorini International (PMI Foods), a global $3 billion enterprise that annually supplies 1.6 billion pounds of beef, chicken, pork, eggs, and seafood products all over the world, announced a partnership with CityServe International to donate protein to Ukrainian refugees. PMI Foods first delivery of desperately needed food to CityServe’s warehouse included… Continue reading PMI Foods Has Partnered with CityServe International to Donate 100,000 Meals to Displaced Ukrainian Refugees

Doctor and Family Follow Christ’s Call to Serve in Kenya

BOMET, KENYA — Pediatric surgeon Dr John Fitzwater, travelling alongside his wife and children, serves as a short-term volunteer at Tenwek Hospital through World Medical Mission. Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals support and strengthen the work of Samaritan’s Purse partner hospitals around the world. Russ White, MD – Chief of Surgery, Tenwek Hospital: Just last… Continue reading Doctor and Family Follow Christ’s Call to Serve in Kenya

New York Jets Announce CityServe Next Recipient of $100,000 for Ukrainian Relief Efforts

BAKERSFIELD, CA — The New York Jets have donated $100,000 to benefit CityServe. The donation is part of the organization’s $1 million commitment, to be split between various organizations, meant to help aid the humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. Previous donations of $100,000 were given to Plast Scouting (April), Razom for Ukraine (May), the Ukrainian National… Continue reading New York Jets Announce CityServe Next Recipient of $100,000 for Ukrainian Relief Efforts

Delivering Food Baskets in Ukraine’s Red Zone

ODESA, UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse and their church partners in Ukraine are delivering critically needed food baskets to families in the red zone where violent conflict is ongoing. Paul Carr – Samaritan’s Purse: Hi, my name’s Paul Carr, and I’m here with Samaritan’s Purse in Odesa, Ukraine. Today, we’re here at our warehouse. Samaritan’s Purse,… Continue reading Delivering Food Baskets in Ukraine’s Red Zone

Samaritan’s Purse Hard at Work in Flooded Virginia Community

BUCHANAN, VA — Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are working in Buchanan County, Virginia, where floodwaters left neighborhoods waterlogged and hundreds of residents fleeing their homes after more than 8 inches of rain fell on the area in a matter of hours, Tuesday, July 12. More than 100 homes in the flood zone of the nearby Dismal… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Hard at Work in Flooded Virginia Community

Hope Springs Anew in Iraq

QARAQOSH, IRAQ — With a history of work in Iraq that dates back to 1991, Samaritan’s Purse continues to minister to the needs of the hurting in this rugged, war-torn land. ISIS’ takeover of parts of the country from 2014-2017 left lasting scars on the hearts and lives of its people. Many lost loved ones… Continue reading Hope Springs Anew in Iraq

Celebrating the Beginning of Summer at the Strawberry Fest

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) was founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide, had the joy of being at the Stoney Creek Strawberry Fest, to bless children in the community with special balloons and free games, receive… Continue reading Celebrating the Beginning of Summer at the Strawberry Fest

Feeding Refugees in Ukraine

DNIPRO, UKRAINE — A Samaritan’s Purse church partner in Dnipro, Ukraine, is helping feeding and distributing food to refugees who have fled their homes due to the ongoing conflict. More importantly, they are also sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them. Vladimir Ivanov – Pastor, Blagovest Church: At the moment, there is an urgent… Continue reading Feeding Refugees in Ukraine

Ukrainian Refugee Praises God for Help in Poland

POLAND — Natalia, a Ukrainian refugee who fled the conflict in her country, praises God for the food, housing, and spiritual hope she received from Samaritan’s Purse and partner organization Remar S.O.S. after she and her child arrived in Poland. Natalia Ignatenko – Ukrainian Refugee: I am from Ukraine, from the Kyiv region, Bucha district.… Continue reading Ukrainian Refugee Praises God for Help in Poland

The Chaplains’ Ministry, Emergency Dental Care by KJMC in the Time of War in Ukraine

KYIV, UKRAINE — As the war rages in Ukraine, the chaplain’s ministry has become an essential part of the Kyiv Jewish Messianic Congregation. Recently, KJMC chaplains visited Ukrainian soldiers near the front line. They brought a diesel-electric generator, shovels, food, tactical gloves and PPE glasses, coffee, and sweets. But most importantly they brought the Word… Continue reading The Chaplains’ Ministry, Emergency Dental Care by KJMC in the Time of War in Ukraine

Distributing Food to Displaced Families in Ukraine

UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is distributing tons of food in Ukraine to displaced families through a multitude of church partners in the country. Hobie Smith – Samaritan’s Purse: My name is Hobie Smith, and I’m with the Samaritan’s Purse response here in Ukraine. Not far from here, just a few short miles, fighting is going… Continue reading Distributing Food to Displaced Families in Ukraine

Resupplying Ukraine’s Hospitals

NORTHERN UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is helping to strengthen the Eastern European country’s medical systems with regular airlifts of supplies aboard their DC-8. They are working with church partners to distribute these items to those in great need. Dr. Alla Mustafaieva – Volunteer: There is war in Ukraine right now. It is very scary. It… Continue reading Resupplying Ukraine’s Hospitals

Helping Ukrainian Refugees in Czech Republic

UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse, a non-profit and faith-based organization, is partnering with a Ukrainian-speaking church in Prague to minister to refugees from Ukraine. Bogdan Galyuk – Pastor: Ukraine is going through one of the darkest chapters of its history. More than six million Ukrainians left their country and became refugees in European countries. Leonid Demchyuk… Continue reading Helping Ukrainian Refugees in Czech Republic

GFA World Is Serving the Community as a Voting Station

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) was founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan as a worldwide mission movement dedicated to raising awareness and support for national missionaries serving the needy in Asia and now in Africa. The mission of GFA World first began in Canada in the fall of 1982. What happened on… Continue reading GFA World Is Serving the Community as a Voting Station

Feeding Families in Conflict-Torn Ukraine

UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is distributing hundreds of tons of food each week to conflict-torn families in Ukraine. Ryan Cain, Samaritan’s Purse: My name is Ryan Cain with Samaritan’s Purse here in central Ukraine, where Samaritan’s Purse is heavily prioritizing food distribution as a result of the conflict. There is a massive need throughout the… Continue reading Feeding Families in Conflict-Torn Ukraine

On Juneteenth, U.S. Congressman Danny Davis joins Inaugural CityServe West Cook Event to Distribute $1.2 million in Household Items, Furniture, Other Essentials to the Community

GIK (goods-in-kind) arrive at the new CityServe West Cook HUB at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Chicago

CHICAGO — On Monday, CityServe launched CityServe West Cook—their first HUB in Illinois—at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Chicago, featuring a special service and community outreach to commemorate Juneteenth. As part of CityServe West Cook, church members blessed local families with $1.2 million worth of clothing, school supplies, recreational items, and other household necessities from… Continue reading On Juneteenth, U.S. Congressman Danny Davis joins Inaugural CityServe West Cook Event to Distribute $1.2 million in Household Items, Furniture, Other Essentials to the Community

Expert Helps Christian Journalists, Aid Workers ‘Understand Each Other’ in a Crisis

CHRISTIAN JOURNALISTS, AID WORKERS STAGE 'CRISIS SUMMIT:' Palmer Holt, founder of InChrist Communications (ICC, www.InChristCommunications.com), will be one of the experts helping faith-based journalists and humanitarian aid workers decipher each other's roles at a groundbreaking "crisis summit" this month. The Crisis Publishing Initiative Conference will take place June 26-29 in Mundelein, Ill., a suburb of Chicago.

CHARLOTTE, NC — One of the nation’s leading experts in Christian media and crisis communications will help faith-based journalists and humanitarian aid workers decipher each other’s roles at a groundbreaking “crisis summit” this month. Veteran journalist and crisis communications specialist Palmer Holt, founder of InChrist Communications (ICC, www.inchristcommunications.com), will speak on “Getting the Best News… Continue reading Expert Helps Christian Journalists, Aid Workers ‘Understand Each Other’ in a Crisis

God’s Mercy Flight Gives Ukrainian Refugees New Life in Canada

POLAND — On Sunday, May 15, a DC-8 cargo jet left Poland on a special mission to bring 28 Ukrainian refugees to Toronto, Canada, where they will be able to reunite with family, friends, and other sponsors arranged by Samaritan’s Purse. These families fled from the horror of the conflict continuing to rage inside Ukraine,… Continue reading God’s Mercy Flight Gives Ukrainian Refugees New Life in Canada

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