tag:compassion.com,2011-05-30:5-47817 2011-05-30T15:06:36.977-06:00 Compassion International Advisory: Ebola Outbreak in West Africa tag:compassion.com,2014-21-07:5-82634 2014-08-07T18:21:15-06:00 2014-08-07T18:21:13-06:00

Compassion is working with country health officials in Ghana, Togo, and Burkina Faso to stay informed about the Ebola outbreak and the potential impact on the children and families we serve. To date, no Compassion staff or children have been affected.

Advisory: Heavy Rains in Burkina Faso September 2013 tag:compassion.com,2013-00-10:5-73799 2013-09-10T00:00:00-06:00 2013-09-10T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains occurred in the suburbs of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on August 31, 2013.

Advisory: Heavy Rains in Burkina Faso July 2013 tag:compassion.com,2013-00-11:5-71684 2013-07-11T00:00:00-06:00 2013-07-11T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains occurred in the suburbs of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on July 6, 2013.

Advisory: Strong Winds in Burkina Faso 2013 tag:compassion.com,2013-00-25:5-68749 2013-04-25T00:00:00-06:00 2013-04-25T00:00:00-06:00

Strong winds and heavy rains occurred northeast of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, on March 22, 2013.

Advisory: Market Fire in Burkina Faso tag:compassion.com,2013-00-28:5-64108 2013-02-28T00:00:00-07:00 2013-02-28T00:00:00-07:00

On February 14, 2013, a fire occurred at a local market in Ipelce, Burkina Faso, which is located south of Ouagadougou.

Advisory: Flooding in Burkina Faso tag:compassion.com,2012-00-07:5-58165 2012-08-07T00:00:00-06:00 2012-08-07T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains caused flooding in Bobo-Dioulasso and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on July 28 and August 1, 2012.

Advisory: Flooding in Burkina Faso tag:compassion.com,2012-00-02:5-58108 2012-08-02T00:00:00-06:00 2012-08-02T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains caused flooding in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on June 21, 2012.

Advisory: Storm Hits Burkina Faso tag:compassion.com,2011-00-26:5-50172 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2011-07-26T00:00:00-06:00
Heavy rains and winds have caused damage to three Compassion-assisted centers.
Advisory: Rioting in Burkina Faso tag:compassion.com,2011-17-03:5-46056 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2011-03-03T10:17:00-07:00
Protesters rioted in Koudougou over the death of a student, who was in police custody.  No Compassion-assisted children were affected by the rioting.
Advisory: Fire in Burkina Faso tag:compassion.com,2010-00-07:5-33704 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-01-07T00:00:00-07:00

Additional Compassion-assisted families and children were reported to be affected by the marketplace fire. Compassion is providing support to these families.  

Advisory: Heavy Rain in Burkina Faso tag:compassion.com,2008-00-07:5-32596 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-11-07T00:00:00-07:00

The accumulation of rain from this summer until now has caused more damage. Twenty-five Compassion-assisted children have lost their homes.