|   Posted: August 16, 2021   |   Updated: August 16, 2021

Disaster Alert: August 13, 2021

Tropical Storm Fred made landfall in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, August 11th, 2021. The storm brought heavy rains and wind and affected the provinces of La Altagracia, La Romana, Santo Domingo, San Pedro de Macoris, El Seibo, San Cristobal, Monseñor Nouel, San Jose de Ocoa, Hato Mayor, Azua, Peravia, Barahona, Sanchez Ramirez and La Vega.

The Compassion Dominican Republic National Office Disaster Response team has been in communication with Child Development Centers (CDCs) to provide instructions needed to report beneficiary impact and information about safety measurements to follow. Specific beneficiary impact is not yet available; however, we continue to communicate with the CDCs and will provide more information as it becomes available.

Please pray for safety for the beneficiaries, their families, and the church partners.