Prophet Jonah’s Grave Destroyed, Iraq
Earthquake damages landmark in Kathmandu, Nepal
ISIS Uses Church as Training Center, Iraq
Fire at Prince Belosselsky-Belozersky Palace, St. Petersburg
Flooding in St. Marcus Square, Venice
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Blue Shield has sent missions into countries in conflict, or experiencing disasters, to conduct damage assessments and offer assistance.

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