Disaster Update: September 7, 2021
Assessment of the impact of Hurricane Grace continues, and several areas are still inaccessible due to road closures. Power outages and mobile phone outages have hampered communication. To date, 1,159 beneficiaries and their families have been reported as affected as well as 22 Child Development Centers (CDCs). The storm damaged roofs and caused loss of personal and household items. Compassion Disaster Relief funds have been made available to assist in recovery efforts, providing material for temporary shelters and other needed supplies.
Please pray for the beneficiaries and their families as well as leaders at the CDCs and staff that God will provide strength as recovery efforts continue.
Disaster Alert: August 24, 2021
On August 20, 2021, Hurricane Grace made landfall north of Veracruz, Sierra de Veracruz and Puebla, Mexico. Heavy rain and wind damaged houses and caused the loss of personal property. There is no electricity, which has hampered communication to the area. The Child Development Centers are assessing impact to beneficiaries and their families, but specific information is not yet available.
Please pray for beneficiaries and their families and church partners as they recover from this storm.