tag:compassion.com,2011-05-27:5-47468 Crisis Updates 2011-05-27T13:56:54.52-06:00 Compassion International Advisory: Flooding (Colombia) tag:compassion.com,2016-00-21:5-110323 2016-07-21T09:46:49-06:00 2016-07-21T09:00:09-06:00

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) tag:compassion.com,2016-41-20:5-110268 2016-07-20T12:19:32-06:00 2016-07-20T19:41:50-06:00

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) tag:compassion.com,2016-41-20:5-110269 2016-07-20T12:19:32-06:00 2016-07-20T19:41:50-06:00

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.

Advisory: Flooding (Brazil) tag:compassion.com,2016-41-20:5-110270 2016-07-20T12:19:32-06:00 2016-07-20T19:41:50-06:00

Heavy rains during the end of May led to a high tide that caused channels near Rio Doce to overflow and flood nearby homes. Forty-three Compassion assisted beneficiaries were affected by these floods and lost household items such as clothing and school supplies, which the Compassion project was able to help replace.

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

Advisory: Landslide (Indonesia) tag:compassion.com,2016-41-20:5-110271 2016-07-20T12:19:32-06:00 2016-07-20T19:41:50-06:00

Heavy rains in Central Java, Indonesia led to landslides and flooding. The landslides occurred in a place where Compassion does not have any projects; however, beneficiaries around the Solo/Surakarta City area have been affected by flooding from the Bengawan Solo River. Flood waters have subsided and families have returned to their homes. Seventy-four Compassion assisted beneficiaries were affected by the flooding.

Please continue to pray for these communities as they return home and clean the mud from their homes.