Final Update: February 12, 2021
The flood waters took a long time to recede. Families have returned to their homes and repairs are in process. The affected families received Disaster Relief Funds to repair their homes. A total of 89 beneficiaries and their families were impacted.
Thank you for your prayers for the beneficiaries, families and church partners.
Update #1: December 21, 2020
Affected families received relief support such as water, food, hygiene items, as well as temporary refuge. So far, 89 beneficiaries and their families have been reported as impacted. The Compassion Guatemala National Office plans to provide recovery support for destroyed homes through disaster relief funds.
Please continue to pray for the affected beneficiaries and families, as they recover from damages and losses.
Disaster Alert: November 25, 2020
Hurricane Iota affected the communities of Izabel, Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, and Zacapa. Damaged roads and bridges have isolated some communities, and many homes were damaged by flooding. Communities that were already affected by Hurricane Eta were also affected by Hurricane Iota. The Child Development Centers are providing food, water and shelter to affected families. Impact assessment is in process, so a beneficiary list is not yet available.
Please pray for the protection and provision of beneficiaries, families and church partners.