Heavy monsoon rains brought flooding to Jakarta, Indonesia, on January 17, 2013. Currently, government offices and many businesses have temporarily closed due to the flooding.
Families from Saat Pulomas Student Center (IO-420), Anak Bangsa Student Center (IO-421), Kasih Imanuel Student Center (IO-423), Fajar Baru Student Center (IO-425), PPA Batu Karang Student Center (IO-428), PPA Bijak Student Center (IO-429), PPA Merpati Student Center (IO-432), Anak Panah Student Center (IO-433) and Solideo Student Center (IO-880) have been affected. Currently, no child lists or specific information about how our beneficiaries have been affected is available. Compassion Indonesia has created a disaster response task force to provide assistance to any affected Compassion-assisted families and centers.
Please pray for the children and their families, the child development centers and center staff members who may have been affected by this flooding situation. As well, please pray for the health and safety of the Compassion Indonesia staff members who are assessing the situation and helping the affected families.
Compassion Indonesia will keep us updated as more information is available. Compassion International will contact the sponsors of the affected children.