tag:compassion.com,2011-05-30:5-47833 Brazil Updates 2011-05-30T15:22:21.71-06:00 Compassion International Advisory: Flooding in Haiti November 2014 tag:compassion.com,2014-43-12:5-86186 2014-11-12T13:43:12-07:00 2014-11-12T13:43:09-07:00

A number of storms recently brought heavy rains to the northern region of Haiti, flooding thousands of homes and causing damage to crops and livestock. Over 800 children and their families have been affected by this crisis.

Advisory: Fire in the Philippines tag:compassion.com,2014-44-30:5-85897 2014-10-30T12:44:57-06:00 2014-10-30T12:44:55-06:00

A house fire recently broke out in Cebu City and the fire quickly spread and destroyed many homes. 33 children from Heaven's Joy Student Center (PH-906) have lost their homes.

Advisory: Flooding in Sri Lanka October 2014 tag:compassion.com,2014-47-29:5-85857 2014-10-29T12:47:20-06:00 2014-10-29T12:47:17-06:00
Heavy rains caused flooding in parts of the Puttalam and Chilaw regions of Sri Lanka. Children from LK-401, LK-405, and LK-406 were affected.
Advisory: Heavy Rains, Mudslides, and Flooding in Nicaragua tag:compassion.com,2014-03-24:5-85820 2014-10-24T13:03:10-06:00 2014-10-24T13:03:08-06:00

Weeks of heavy rain has caused mudslides and flooding in Managua, Nicaragua. More than 40 children and their families from NI-127, NI-134, NI-245, NI-247, NI-250 were affected.

Advisory: Cyclone Hits East Coast Of India tag:compassion.com,2014-16-22:5-85781 2014-10-22T13:16:22-06:00 2014-10-22T13:16:20-06:00

A cyclone recently hit the east coast of India causing damage to homes. Children from EI-421, EI-433, and EI-457 were impacted.

Advisory: Chikungunya Virus in Honduras tag:compassion.com,2014-28-22:5-85783 2014-10-22T14:29:05-06:00 2014-10-22T14:28:58-06:00

More than 75 children, along with several church staff at Agape Student Center (HO-131) in the Villa de San Francisco area of Honduras have been affected by a recent outbreak of chikungunya virus.

Advisory: Earthquake Hits El Salvador - October 2014 tag:compassion.com,2014-50-21:5-85749 2014-10-21T12:50:46-06:00 2014-10-21T12:50:41-06:00

Recently, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador. Children from projects ES-704, ES-707, ES-717, ES-780, ES-803, ES-811, ES-831, ES-833, ES-877, and ES-940 have been affected.

Advisory: Chikungunya Virus in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2014-00-09:5-85476 2014-10-21T16:13:39-06:00 2014-10-09T00:00:00-06:00

More than 130 children, along with several church staff, at Siloe Integral Development Center (CO-529) in Cartagena have been affected by a recent outbreak of chikungunya virus.

Advisory: Flooding in Ghana tag:compassion.com,2014-42-01:5-32852 2014-10-01T16:14:10-06:00 2014-10-01T15:42:33-06:00

The families of seven children from GH-629 Kpoviadzi Child Development Center have been affected by recent flooding in the southeastern Volta region of Ghana. The church staff is working to distribute relief items to the affected families.

Diamonds in the Rough tag:compassion.com,2014-12-30:5-83718 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T12:12:37-06:00

Compassion is closing centers in the wealthiest southeast to envision a different future for children in the poorest areas of brazil.

Head Above Water tag:compassion.com,2014-30-30:5-83794 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T21:30:05-06:00

When 9-year-old Nyabwiri and her family need to wash clothes, cook meals, or drink water, they can’t just turn on a faucet.

News Briefs tag:compassion.com,2014-12-30:5-83828 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T15:12:42-06:00

In an attempt to combat dengue fever — a sometimes fatal, mosquito-borne infection — Brazilian health officials in April began releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in high-risk areas.

Go Deeper - Honestly Funny tag:compassion.com,2014-00-30:5-83842 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T21:00:08-06:00

Chonda Pierce says she saw herself in the face of every child she met when she traveled to Colombia last year to visit 13-year-old Arley, her sponsored child.

The Course of Life tag:compassion.com,2014-17-30:5-83854 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T00:17:24-06:00

A teenager's faith inspires her family to quench a Dominican Town's Thirst for Safe, Affordable Water.

From the Heart of the President tag:compassion.com,2014-31-30:5-83868 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T11:31:11-06:00

Garbage dumps make horrible delivery rooms — but Cristina had no choice. As she went into labor, her mother’s wood-and-tin shack in the middle of a dump in the Philippines served as birthing center and nursery.