Crisis Updates

Crisis Updates



  • Advisory: Cold Weather in Bangladesh

    Jan 22, 2015

    Jan 22, 2015

    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.

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  • Advisory: Flooding in Sri Lanka

    Jan 02, 2015

    Jan 15, 2015

    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.

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  • Advisory: Chikungunya Virus in Colombia

    Oct 09, 2014

    Jan 09, 2015

    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.

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  • Advisory: Typhoon Jangmi in the Philippines

    Jan 08, 2015

    Jan 08, 2015

    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.

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  • Advisory: Flooding in Indonesia and East Indonesia

    Jan 07, 2015

    Jan 07, 2015

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

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  • Advisory: Flooded Sewer in Colombia

    Dec 26, 2014

    Dec 26, 2014

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

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  • Advisory: Dengue and Chikungunya Outbreak in Honduras

    Dec 19, 2014

    Dec 19, 2014

    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.

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