Advisory: Storm in Bolivar, Colombia

  |   Posted: July 30, 2019   |   Updated: August 22, 2019

Final Report: August 22, 2019

The rains continue to decrease and the situation has normalized in Bolivar. The Child Development Centers in the area provided assistance to all affected beneficiaries and their families including food and assisting with home repairs. They continue to provide spiritual support to the families. Compassion Disaster Relief Funding was used to replace lost household items lost and materials to repair roofs.

Thank you for your prayers for the affected beneficiaries and their families.

Update #3: August 15, 2019

The rains have decreased in the Bolivar area. Beneficiaries are now able to attend their Child Development Center (CDC). Compassion Disaster Relief Funding was used to provide basic supplies for the affected families. The CDC staff continue to check if further assistance is needed for the beneficiaries and their families.

Please continue to pray for the safety of our beneficiaries in this area.

Update #2: August 5, 2019

The weather in Bolivar has improved, with some rains of less intensity and frequency. The Child Development Centers have continued visiting the beneficiaries to assess their needs, as well as to provide food and spiritual support.

Please continue to pray for the safety of our beneficiaries in this area.

Update #1: August 1, 2019

The strong winds have continued in Bolivar. So far, no additional beneficiaries have been affected. The Child Development Centers (CDCs) are utilizing Compassion Disaster Relief Funding to assist beneficiaries and their families. The CDC staff continue to visit beneficiaries checking to see that they are safe.

Please pray for the safety of our beneficiaries in this area.

Disaster Alert: July 30, 2019

A storm with strong winds and heavy rain, plus flooding, has affected the area of Bolivar in Colombia. There have been energy, water and electrical outages and many homes have been damaged. So far, 49 beneficiaries have been affected. The Child Development Centers are visiting the beneficiaries to assess the impact of the storm and determine what the families need.

Please pray for the safety of our beneficiaries in this area.

Advisory: Storm in Bolivar, Colombia - Compassion International