Final Update: January 4, 2021
The flooding has stopped and is no longer a threat. Affected families received assistance through the disaster relief fund. A total of 63 beneficiaries and their families were impacted.
Thank you for your prayers for the affected beneficiaries and their families.
Update #2: September 24, 2020
The Child Development Centers report that a total of 63 beneficiaries and their families were affected by the flooding. The Compassion Ethiopia National Office is providing additional disaster relief funds to support the affected families.
Please continue to pray for the affected beneficiaries and families as they recover from damages and losses.
Update #1: August 31, 2020
To date, the Child Development Centers (CDCs) in the affected area report that 63 beneficiaries and their families have been affected. Staff at the CDCs are utilizing disaster relief funds to support affected families with food, beds, mattresses, and other necessary livelihood items.
Please pray for the affected beneficiaries and families to be well supported by the churches.
Disaster Alert: August 25, 2020
Heavy rainfall caused flooding in the town of Wolenchiti in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. The flooding has damaged many homes and household items, as well as affected the livelihood of many families. So far, specific beneficiary impact details are not available yet. We do know, beneficiaries have been impacted from four Child Development Centers (CDC's). The CDC's and the Project Facilitator's are assessing impact and determining how to best support the affected families.
Please pray for the safety and provision of the beneficiaries and families in this area.