Advisory: Heavy Rains in East Indonesia - Compassion International

Advisory: Heavy Rains in East Indonesia - February 2019

  |   Posted: February 06, 2019   |   Updated: February 06, 2019

Disaster Alert: February 6, 2019

Heavy rain hit the city of Manado and surrounding areas in North Sulawesi Province on February 1, 2019. There is still potential for moderate to heavy rainfall with lightning and flooding. So far, 10 beneficiaries have been reported as affected. Some beneficiary homes were severely damaged or destroyed. Those families will receive support from the local government. Indonesia National Office staff continue to gather details from Child Development Center (CDC) staff about beneficiaries who have been impacted by the heavy rains. The CDCs have provided basic support like rice, other food, and school supplies, where needed. Some families are temporarily living in staff homes and with local residents. Some families are cleaning their homes after being flooded. Please pray for the affected families as they recover from the damages and losses due to the heavy rains.