Final Update: December 16, 2020
The Compassion Tanzania National Office staff and Child Development Centers supported the affected families using disaster relief funds. A total of 23 beneficiaries were impacted, and the affected families received bedding and household items, as well as supplies to repair and stabilize their homes. All families are now safely back in their homes and back to normal activities.
Thank you for your prayers for the affected beneficiaries and their families.
Disaster Alert: October 7, 2020
The Western region of Tanzania has been experiencing heavy rains and flooding since September. The most affected districts are Bariadi, Itilima, and Maswa.
So far, 23 beneficiaries have been affected. The Child Development Centers (CDCs) and the Tanzania National Office provided immediate assistance and will provide more assistance with Disaster Relief funding soon. Some affected families are in temporary shelters or living with relatives and neighbors.
Please pray for the safety of beneficiaries, families and church partners.