tag:compassion.com,2011-06-09:5-48734 Ghana News 2014-12-30T15:05:22.11-07:00 Compassion International Advisory: Cold Weather in Bangladesh tag:compassion.com,2015-00-22:5-62792 2015-01-22T09:35:16-07:00 2015-01-22T09:00:00-07:00

Cold temperatures have been severely affecting Compassion beneficiaries in rural Bangladesh since late December. At this time, 15 church partners are affected. Church staff are visiting beneficiary homes to assess their needs.

Advisory: Typhoon Jangmi in the Philippines tag:compassion.com,2015-49-08:5-87620 2015-01-08T16:49:50-07:00 2015-01-08T16:49:47-07:00

Typhoon Jangmi passed through the Philippines and caused damage to homes and loss of personal items. The Timbercity Student Center (PH-613) has been flooded, and children from Kids on the Move Child Development Center (PH-741) have also been affected.

Advisory: Flooding in Indonesia and East Indonesia tag:compassion.com,2015-53-07:5-87514 2015-01-07T13:54:00-07:00 2015-01-07T13:53:56-07:00

More than thirty children have been affected by heavy rains on Sangihe Island (East Indonesia) and in the Bandung area of Indonesia.

Advisory: Flooding in Sri Lanka tag:compassion.com,2015-38-02:5-87251 2015-01-15T13:38:52-07:00 2015-01-02T13:38:47-07:00

Life in Sri Lanka has returned to normal for most people. Many beneficiaries have returned home, but a few are still displaced due to damage to their homes. A total of 424 beneficiaries were affected.

Advisory: Flooded Sewer in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2014-01-26:5-87150 2014-12-26T13:01:51-07:00 2014-12-26T13:01:46-07:00

Recently an open sewer overflowed and flooded areas of the Fundacion Municipality in Colombia. Consistent rains flooded the streets, affecting many in the area.

Advisory: Dengue and Chikungunya Outbreak in Honduras tag:compassion.com,2014-39-19:5-87095 2014-12-19T13:39:51-07:00 2014-12-19T13:39:46-07:00

Dengue Fever and Chikungunya virus recently affected many people in the southern communities of Honduras and it impacted 159 Compassion children throughout six church partners.

Advisory: Typhoon Hagupit Hits the Philippines tag:compassion.com,2014-23-05:5-86690 2014-12-10T13:00:36-07:00 2014-12-05T16:23:28-07:00

More than 70 church partners were in the path of the storm and more than 4,000 of our beneficiaries have been affected. No casualties or injuries have been reported thus far.

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 and November 2014 tag:compassion.com,2014-47-29:5-85857 2014-12-04T12:47:20-07:00 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-103, LK-106, LK-401, LK-404, LK-405, LK-406, LK-407, LK-408, and LK-414 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 50 children and their families from NI-109, NI-127, NI-134, NI-245, NI-247, NI-250, and NI-251 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 2015-01-09T13:13:39-07:00 2014-10-09T00:00:00-06:00

The chikungunya virus originally surfaced in the Caribbean coastal region of Colombia in October of last year. Recently, the Colombian government declared the chikungunya virus an epidemic in their country. More than 1,850 Compassion beneficiaries are currently infected.