Final Update: January 21, 2021
Thankfully, the heavy rains have ended, and there is no more flooding in Gambela Town, Ethiopia. A total of 111 beneficiaries and their families were impacted. They received support through the disaster relief fund.
Thank you for your prayers for the affected beneficiaries, families and church partners.
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.