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Crisis Updates

  • Advisory: Flooding (Colombia)

    Jul 21, 2016

    Jul 21, 2016

    Heavy rains in Caucasia, Colombia caused two wastewater canals and a lake to overflow. Twenty-five Compassion-assisted beneficiaries have lost household items due to this flooding. Compassion is providing some clothing and school supplies to those affected, and is ensuring that basic needs are met.

  • Advisory: Flooding (Sri Lanka)

    Jul 20, 2016

    Jul 20, 2016

    Heavy rains in May caused massive flooding in areas around Colombo and mudslides in the central Kegalle district. 2,593 Compassion assisted beneficiaries and their families were affected by this flooding. All but a few have returned home and are working on repairs to their homes.

    Please continue to pray for the affected families as they rebuild and restore their homes.

  • Advisory: Strong Winds (Colombia)

    Jul 20, 2016

    Jul 20, 2016

    In early June, strong winds blew through Barranquilla, Colombia, damaging roofs and homes. Four projects sustained minor damage to their roofs and temporarily closed for repairs. The homes of five Compassion assisted beneficiaries were destroyed. In total, seven beneficiaries were affected by the strong winds.

    Please continue to pray for these families as they rebuild their homes.

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