tag:compassion.com,2011-06-09:5-48734 Ghana News 2014-12-30T15:05:22.11-07:00 Compassion International Advisory: Earthquake (Ecuador) tag:compassion.com,2016-41-18:5-107954 2016-05-10T19:41:53-06:00 2016-04-18T19:41:50-06:00

The country of Ecuador has been greatly affected by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the northwest provinces of Esmeraldas and Manabi on April 16th.

Advisory: Political Unrest (Uganda) tag:compassion.com,2016-27-02:5-105926 2016-03-04T13:27:42-07:00 2016-03-02T13:27:25-07:00

Tensions continue in western Uganda as deep-seated tribal conflicts surface after a recent election. Six beneficiaries lost their homes in a fire. Three student centers also remain closed: UG-256, UG-257 and UG-258.

Advisory: Mosquito-borne Illness (Brazil) tag:compassion.com,2016-20-01:5-105700 2016-03-08T13:20:45-07:00 2016-03-01T13:20:13-07:00

The Zika and Dengue mosquito-borne illnesses have impacted a number of areas in Brazil. Nearly 100 beneficiaries have been impacted at this time.

Advisory: Mosquito-borne Illness (Honduras) tag:compassion.com,2016-55-23:5-105706 2016-03-08T14:55:31-07:00 2016-02-23T14:55:22-07:00

Compassion beneficiaries in Honduras are being impacted by Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya, with Zika making up the majority of the cases. More than 300 beneficiaries have been impacted at this time.

Advisory: Momotombo Volcano in Nicaragua tag:compassion.com,2015-28-09:5-102297 2015-12-10T14:40:33-07:00 2015-12-09T13:28:03-07:00

The Momotombo Volcano located in Leon near the west coast of Nicaragua erupted for the first time in over 100 years spewing ash, gas and lava. Four communities are affected, but none have been evacuated. More than 120 beneficiaries have been impacted at this time.

Advisory: Heavy Rains and Flooding in India tag:compassion.com,2015-43-25:5-102193 2015-12-09T15:15:50-07:00 2015-11-25T14:43:44-07:00
Heavy rains in Chennai and parts of Andhra Pradesh caused extensive flooding and damage to many homes and services. More than 28,000 people were evacuated with the help of disaster response agencies. More than 300 hundred beneficiaries have been affected.
Advisory: Heavy Rains and Flooding in Sri Lanka tag:compassion.com,2015-32-09:5-101780 2015-12-10T13:45:17-07:00 2015-11-09T13:32:02-07:00
Heavy rains continue to cause flooding and damage in Sri Lanka. More than 750 children and their families have been affected by this crisis.
Advisory: Typhoon Koppu Hits the Philippines tag:compassion.com,2015-33-20:5-101256 2015-10-27T18:39:36-06:00 2015-10-20T13:33:05-06:00

Typhoon Koppu hit the west coast of the Philippines, causing widespread power outages and flooding. Over 400 beneficiaries and their families have been impacted.

Advisory: Heavy Rains and Wind in India tag:compassion.com,2015-00-15:5-101258 2015-10-15T17:00:00-06:00 2015-10-15T17:00:00-06:00

A storm carrying strong winds and heavy rain passed over the west coast of India. 17 beneficiaries from IN-876 were impacted with damage to their homes.

Advisory: Flooding in Haiti tag:compassion.com,2015-01-06:5-101082 2015-11-19T17:01:18-07:00 2015-10-06T17:01:15-06:00

The northwest region of Haiti, near Jean Rabel received heavy rain and flooding. Student centers HA-108, HA-226, HA-232, HA-234, HA-287, HA-397, HA-756, HA-757, and HA-760 have been affected.

Advisory: Water Contamination in Ecuador tag:compassion.com,2015-27-23:5-97053 2015-07-23T12:27:55-06:00 2015-07-23T12:27:52-06:00

Recently the Tumaco aqueduct was contaminated when a guerrilla group attacked the Trans-Andean crude oil pipeline in Colombia, causing it to break and spill into the Mira river.

390 beneficiaries from student center EC-700 were impacted.

Advisory: Fire in Butuan City, Philippines tag:compassion.com,2015-53-23:5-97071 2015-07-28T14:53:12-06:00 2015-07-23T14:53:08-06:00

A fire broke out in a community in Butuan City, Philippines on the north side of Mindanao Island. Fifteen beneficiaries have been impacted at this time.

Advisory: Landslide in East India tag:compassion.com,2015-50-10:5-97049 2015-07-22T13:50:35-06:00 2015-07-10T13:50:21-06:00

Heavy rains caused a landslide in the hills of Kalimpong and Mirik in North Bengal, India. Children from student centers EI-173 and EI-179 were impacted.

Advisory: Landslide in Ecuador tag:compassion.com,2015-33-01:5-96894 2015-07-01T14:33:46-06:00 2015-07-01T14:33:35-06:00

A landslide occurred in Oyacachi, Ecuador that impacted around 200 people. 28 beneficiaries from EC-477 lost their homes and personal belongings.

Advisory: Heavy Rains in Nicaragua June 2015 tag:compassion.com,2015-56-19:5-96896 2015-06-19T14:56:47-06:00 2015-06-19T14:56:34-06:00

Heavy rain fell in areas around Managua, Nicaragua. The rain caused widespread damage to homes and property and 71 beneficiaries have been impacted.