Disaster Update: November 19, 2020
Thankfully, no deaths or injuries have been reported. The Compassion Nicaragua National Office intends to provide disaster relief funds for construction and repair of damaged or destroyed homes. To date, 796 beneficiaries and their families have been identified as impacted. The affected families have been supported with food, shelter materials, blankets and mats.
Please continue to pray for the protection and provision of the beneficiaries, families, and church partners.
Disaster Alert: November 18, 2020
Hurricane Iota made landfall on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua and passed through the towns of Madriz, Nueva Segovia, and Jinotega. Heavy rainfall is expected to last for the remainder of this week. People living in the most at-risk areas were evacuated, as flooding and overflowing rivers are expected. The Child Development Centers (CDCs) and Compassion Nicaragua National Office disaster response team are monitoring the situation and assessing impact. Power and communication outages are making impact reporting difficult. To date, 159 beneficiaries and their families have been reported as affected.
Please pray for the protection, provision and peace of beneficiaries, families, church partners and staff throughout Nicaragua.