Update #1: November 12, 2020
Hurricane Eta has been downgraded to a tropical storm and is no longer affecting weather conditions in El Salvador. The majority of the country is now under a Green Alert with only a narrow section in the center of the country under a Red Alert. Thankfully, only 22 beneficiaries and their families were affected. The impacted families have been supported, as needed.
Thank you for your prayers for the beneficiaries, families and church partners.
Disaster Alert: November 7, 2020
The whole country of El Salvador is on Red Alert for the extreme weather and impact from Hurricane Eta. At least 80% of the country is experiencing strong winds, heavy rainfall, flooding, rivers overflowing, and the potential for landslides. People living in the most vulnerable locations were evacuated.
So far, 20 beneficiaries have been identified as impacted. The Compassion El Salvador National Office disaster response team is actively monitoring the situation and guiding the Child Development Centers, as needed.
Please pray for the safety and provision of affected beneficiaries, families, church partners and staff in El Salvador