Crisis Updates - Compassion International

Crisis Updates
Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Haiti, which has had its fair share of destruction from natural disasters, has been ravaged by Hurricane Matthew. But if you had been walking the streets of Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, you might have heard this common phrase spoken among survivors. "Noula!" It means, "We are here. We survive."

  • Advisory: Hurricane Matthew affects Colombia

    Oct 04, 2016

    Oct 19, 2016

    Hurricane Matthew has caused flooding in several areas along the Caribbean coast of Colombia.

  • Advisory: Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

    Oct 04, 2016

    Oct 19, 2016

    Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on October 4, 2016. Country staff continues to distribute supplies, including food, water and hygiene kits and support those affected. We continue to receive reports of those impacted by the hurricane.

  • Advisory: Hurricane Matthew in Dominican Republic

    Oct 04, 2016

    Oct 18, 2016

    Hurricane Matthew has caused flooding in regions of the Dominican Republic on October 4, 2016.

  • Advisory: Earthquakes in Nicaragua

    Sep 27, 2016

    Oct 14, 2016

    Two earthquakes, magnitudes 5.9 and 5.4 struck Momotombo, Nicaragua, with multiple aftershocks and tremors felt up to 50 km away in Managua.

  • Advisory: Fire in the Philippines

    Sep 30, 2016

    Sep 30, 2016

    What started as a cooking fire, spread throughout a neighborhood and several homes were burned.

  • Advisory: Flooding in Ethiopia

    Aug 11, 2016

    Sep 29, 2016

    One hundred thirteen Compassion-assisted beneficiaries have lost household items and sustained damage to their homes 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 in Thailand

    Sep 21, 2016

    Sep 22, 2016

    Due to heavy rains and flooding in western Thailand, 13 beneficiaries have been temporarily moved from their homes.