tag:compassion.com,2011-06-09:5-48734 Ghana News 2011-06-09T19:31:24.887-06:00 Compassion International Advisory: Chikungunya Virus in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2014-00-09:5-85476 2014-10-09T16:13:39-06:00 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.

Advisory: Typhoon Fung-Wong Hits Philippines tag:compassion.com,2014-42-19:5-85467 2014-10-02T13:05:35-06:00 2014-09-19T13:42:40-06:00

The majority of Compassion beneficiaries and their families are home now. Our church partners continue to provide assistance where necessary.

Advisory: Heavy Rains and Flooding in Nicaragua tag:compassion.com,2014-12-12:5-84150 2014-09-12T13:12:45-06:00 2014-09-12T13:12:41-06:00
Heavy rains and flooding impacted Managua and other areas of Nicaragua. At this time the homes of eight children from NI-207 were flooded.
Advisory: Flooding in East Indonesia August 2014 tag:compassion.com,2014-30-27:5-83226 2014-08-27T13:30:33-06:00 2014-08-27T13:30:28-06:00

Heavy rains caused flooding to occur in south Manado Indonesia. ID-245 and ID-229 have been impacted.

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: Flooding in India tag:compassion.com,2014-00-31:5-58171 2014-07-31T00:00:00-06:00 2014-07-31T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains have caused flooding to occur in the Punjab state of India. The homes of 35 children from IN-928 were damaged.

Advisory: Heavy Rains in Mexico tag:compassion.com,2014-36-30:5-82447 2014-07-30T12:36:49-06:00 2014-07-30T12:36:43-06:00

Heavy rains and strong winds damaged buildings near the town of Pijijiapan in Chiapas, Mexico. The homes of eight children were damaged. No injuries have been reported.

Advisory: Typhoon Rammasun Hits the Philippines tag:compassion.com,2014-10-17:5-82064 2014-07-30T13:10:50-06:00 2014-07-17T13:10:47-06:00

Typhoon Rammasun is the first major typhoon of the year to hit the Philippines. Approximately 10 church partners have reported damage from the typhoon. No injuries or deaths to our program beneficiaries have been reported.

Advisory: Earthquake Hits Guatemala - July 2014 tag:compassion.com,2014-28-16:5-82047 2014-07-28T17:33:25-06:00 2014-07-16T14:28:56-06:00

A strong earthquake has affected 11 child development centers in Guatemala. Our local church partners are evaluating how best to help the families

Advisory: Earthquake Hits Mexico - July 2014 tag:compassion.com,2014-45-10:5-81998 2014-07-30T14:45:52-06:00 2014-07-10T14:45:12-06:00

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake has struck in Mexico. The homes of 10 children from two child development centers were damaged or destroyed, and one child was injured.

Advisory: Flooding in Thailand May 2014 tag:compassion.com,2014-19-20:5-81629 2014-06-20T12:19:36-06:00 2014-06-20T12:19:47-06:00

Heavy rains caused flooding in areas north of Chiang Mai, Thailand. The homes of 18 Compassion-assisted children were damaged.

Advisory: Flooding in Uganda May 2014 tag:compassion.com,2014-36-18:5-81470 2014-06-18T12:36:49-06:00 2014-06-18T12:36:43-06:00

Heavy rains and flooding recently occurred near Kasese, Uganda. The families of 216 children from three child development centers had their crops destroyed by the flooding.

Compassion International Receives Top Rating for 13th Consecutive Year tag:compassion.com,2014-19-09:5-81255 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-06-09T13:19:41-06:00 Tim Glenn

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 9, 2014) — For the 13th consecutive year, Compassion International has earned the highest rating for U.S. charities from Charity Navigator—the nation’s largest charity evaluator.

Advisory: Flooding and Mudslides in El Salvador tag:compassion.com,2014-12-30:5-81017 2014-05-30T12:13:00-06:00 2014-05-30T12:12:54-06:00

The government of El Salvador has issued an evacuation for families living near the Chaparrastique volcano, which erupted in December 2013.