On June 10, 2023, a large rainstorm caused flooding in the Volta Region of Ghana. Many resident's homes were submerged in water. Thankfully, there were no casualties. However, some of the affected families have lost household items including food, clothing, books and school supplies. To date, one Child Development Center (CDC) and 77 participants have been impacted by the flooding. The CDC is utilizing Disaster Relief Funds to provide relief packages for affected families which include: rice, flour, corn, oil, tomato paste, bread, eggs, soap, mattresses, rainboots and mosquito nets. While the flooding has subsided, the area is expected to have more rainfall in the coming weeks and is at risk of further flooding.
Please pray for the families who have been impacted by the floods.
Disaster Update #1: July 5, 2023
As of July 5, the flooding in the Volta Region has largely subsided. To date, one Child Development Center (CDC) and 88 participants have been impacted by the flooding. The waters have mostly receded, but the remaining puddles of water have caused mosquitos to start breeding. Thankfully, all participants are healthy and most families have been able to return to their homes. The CDC has utilized Disaster Relief Funds to provide families with food items, toiletries, rainboots and pest control supplies.
Please continue to pray for the families who were impacted by the flooding.
Disaster Final Report: July 14, 2023
As of July 14, the situation in the Volta Region has normalized. In total, one Child Development Center (CDC) and 88 participants were impacted by the flooding. The local government has worked alongside residents to help desilt drains and waterways so that the water can fully drain away. Families have returned to their daily activities.
Thank you for praying for all families who were impacted by the flooding.