Final Update: November 25, 2020
The area in the Philippines where Typhoon Molave hit is almost back to normal. Most families have returned to their homes. A total of 366 beneficiaries and their families were affected. The Child Development Centers will continue using disaster relief funds to support the families with materials to repair homes and funds to restart their businesses, as applicable.
Thank you for your prayers for the affected beneficiaries, families, and church partners.
Update #1: November 5, 2020
Most of the affected families are living in evacuation centers, which puts them at higher risk for COVID-19 in the crowded conditions. The impact assessment is ongoing. There are preliminary reports that many Child Development Centers were destroyed or damaged. To date, 224 beneficiaries and their families have been reported as affected.
Please continue to pray for the safety, health, and provision of affected beneficiaries, families and church partners.
Disaster Alert: November 3, 2020
Typhoon Molave struck the Philippines and caused heavy rain in many areas – Mindoro, Palawan, Quezon, Aurora, Isabela, Cagayan, and Western Visayas.
So far, 10 Child Development Centers (CDCs) and 174 beneficiaries have been affected. Many beneficiary homes were damaged or destroyed. The CDCs and partnership staff are assessing the impact. The affected families will be assisted with Disaster Relief funds as needed.
Please pray for the safety and provision of beneficiaries, families, church partners and staff. .