Update #1: September 28, 2020
The Child Development Centers and Compassion Ethiopia National Office staff continue to assess impact and provide support to families, as needed. To date, 40 beneficiaries and their families have been affected.
Please continue to pray for the affected beneficiaries, families and church partners as they recover from damages and losses.
Disaster Alert: September 24, 2020
Heavy rainfall caused the Baro River to overflow and flood the town of Gambela in western Ethiopia. The flooding damaged many homes and destroyed livelihoods. A list of affected beneficiaries is not yet available. The Child Development Centers are assessing the impact to beneficiaries and identifying how the affected families can best be supported.
Please pray for the safety and provision of beneficiaries, families and church partners.