Advisory: Heavy Rains in Bangladesh

How have the heavy rains affected Compassion-assisted children in Bangladesh?
Advisory: Heavy Rains in Bangladesh

  |   Posted: August 10, 2011   |   Updated: August 18, 2011

UPDATED: Aug. 18, 2011 - The city of Khulna, Bangladesh, is recovering from recent flooding. Currently, seven Compassion centers and two Child Survival Programs have been affected.

The following child development centers and Child Survival Program are located in an area that experiences annual flooding. Many of the roads are flooded and communication has been hindered: 

  • BD-307 (BD-CS8 Child Survival Program)

  • BD-312

  • BD-313

  • BD-325

  • BD-340

All the Compassion-assisted children from these centers and their families are safe.

Child development center BD-506 and Child Survival Program BD-CS3 are located in an area that has been severely impacted by the flooding. The center is distributing dry food and drinking water to the affected Compassion-assisted families.

Child development center BD-509 is also located in an area that has been badly affected by the flooding. The homes of at least 50 Compassion-assisted children have been flooded.

Please pray for the rains to cease in Khulna. Please pray God’s provision for those whose homes have been flooded.

Compassion Bangladesh will keep us updated as more information is available.
Compassion International will contact you if your sponsored child has been affected.

Aug. 10, 2011 - Recently, heavy rains caused flooding near the city of Khulna in Bangladesh.

The children and families of three Compassion-assisted child development centers and one Child Survival Program have been affected. 

The homes of more than 45 Compassion-assisted children from center BD-307 have been flooded. 

In addition, the homes of more than 20 Child Survival Program mothers from BD-CS8 have been flooded. 

The homes of some children from center BD-325 have also been flooded. As well, the church compound has flooded up to knee level. 

And finally, the homes of some children from center BD-340 have been flooded.

Compassion Bangladesh has reported that all Compassion-assisted children, staff, and their families from these centers are safe.