Disaster Final Report: August 17, 2022
A total of 292 participants have been affected by the strong frosts in Peru. The Child Development Centers (CDCs) were able to provide coats, sweaters, and blankets to the participants, and many were able to receive medical care for respiratory illnesses. The CDCs will continue to support the participants and their families as needed.
Thank you for praying for those impacted by these extreme temperatures.
Disaster Alert: July 27, 2022
Since late June 2022, areas of the Peruvian Andes have experienced severe frost and intense cold weather. The government declared a state of emergency in 10 regions. The cold continues to affect the health, education and livelihoods of residents. To date, we have 29 Child Development Centers (CDCs) in this area, some of which are receiving emergency support. Details about the impacted participants are not available at this time. CDCs are addressing the needs of families, with the support of disaster relief funds and are distributing essential items such as sweaters and coats.
Please pray for protection for our participants in this area, that they remain safe and healthy during this cold weather event.
Disaster Update #1: August 4, 2022
It has been reported that temperatures have reached as low as -21 degrees Fahrenheit in central and southern Peru. To date, 157 participants have been affected by these extreme temperatures. Through the disaster relief fund, the Child Development Centers (CDCs) have been able to provide sweaters, coats and education to the families affected by the frost.
Please continue to pray for our participants and their families during this cold season.