Final Update: July 13, 2021
The flooding situation has resolved in Recife and João Pessoas. In total, 163 beneficiaries and one Child Development Center (CDC) were reported as affected. All beneficiaries and their families are doing well and are safely back in their homes. The CDCs were able to provide food, water, hygiene kits, and emotional support to affected beneficiaries and their families. Local government agencies also provided support to impacted families and initiated preventive measures for future.
Thank you for your prayers for the affected beneficiaries and their families during the recovery process.
Disaster Alert: May 16, 2021
Due to several days of heavy rain, the rivers in Recife and João Pessoas have overflowed. The overflowing rivers have caused beneficiares to be displaced from their homes. The Child Development Centers (CDCs) are assessing the situation and will report the number of beneficiaries that have been affected as soon as possible. The CDCs are providing basic supply baskets, hygiene kits, and spiritual support to beneficiaries and their families. Local agencies are providing health professionals who are attending to medical needs.
Please pray for the restoration, provision, and health of the affected beneficiaries during this difficult time.