Advisory: Heavy Rains in Mwanza Region, Tanzania

  |   Posted: February 13, 2020   |   Updated: February 13, 2020

Update #1: February 12, 2020

So far, 28 beneficiaries have been affected. The Child Development Centers (CDCs) have provided food, clothes and blankets for affected beneficiaries and their families utilizing Compassion Disaster Relief funds. Some CDCs have also purchased iron sheets which will be used to help repair damaged homes. Through additional local support the families have made bricks and purchased timber to rebuild fallen house walls.

Please pray for the affected families as they recover from damages and losses.

Disaster Alert: December 19, 2019

In late December, unusually heavy rain throughout Tanzania has triggered flooding and led to damaged roads and the destruction of many homes in Mwabuki and Usagara Misungwi, in the Mwanza region. So far, nine beneficiaries have been affected. The affected beneficiaries and their families are temporarily living with neighbors. The Child Development Centers have provided food and blankets.

Please pray for the safety and protection of the beneficiaries and church partners in this area.