December 5, 2022
The rains have diminished in the Urabá region of Colombia, however, there is still damage to the roads and a lack of drinking water. In total, 331 participants and their families and one Child Development Center (CDC) were affected. The Compassion Colombia National Office provided tents, boots, water filters, and repairs to homes belonging to the families. The CDCs are actively following up with all affected participants and their families.
Thank you for praying for affected participants and their families.
October 25, 2022
So far, 331 participants and their families continue to be impacted by the heavy rains in the Urabá area of Colombia, which have caused rivers to overflow, landslides, and flooding in streets and houses. The Child Development Center (CDC) staff continue to support these families by providing food and other basic needs.
Please continue to pray for those affected, and the community as a whole.
October 17, 2022
The rainy season continues in Colombia, and the flooding is affecting more houses in the Urabá area. The Child Development Center (CDC) staff have continued to check on the participants and their families through visits or phone calls and assess their needs. There are emergency committees ready to help when situations arise, and the Compassion Colombia National Office continues to provide disaster relief funds for food, water, home repair, clothing, and other household items.
Thank you for continuing to pray for these families.
September 15, 2022
A total of 118 participants and their families have been affected by the heavy rains in the Northwest and Central departments of Urabá, Córdoba, Magdalena, Bolívar and Meta in Colombia. The local Child Development Centers (CDCs) have provided food, bedding, and kitchen utensils, and will continue to visit the families to ensure their wellbeing.
Thank you for praying for these families and the communities.
September 6, 2022
The heavy rains continue in the area of Urabá in Colombia, affecting local churches that are located by the Atrató river. Emergency teams have been activated in local churches to take preventative measures. Currently, 331 participants and their families as well as four church staff members have been impacted by this disaster. There is great need, and several houses have been seriously damaged. The Compassion Colombia National Office has provided disaster relief funds for food, water, home repair, clothing, and other household items. The Child Development Center (CDC) continues to deliver food and hygiene kits to those impacted. The rainy season is expected to continue through November.
Please pray for the participants, families, and staff impacted by this flooding.