tag:compassion.com,2011-05-30:5-47850 Colombia News 2011-05-30T15:47:02.893-06:00 Compassion International Advisory: Flooding in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2016-56-29:5-114226 2016-12-21T13:57:20-07:00 2016-11-29T13:56:56-07:00

Heavy rains due to Colombia's rainy season is causing flooding in some areas.

Advisory: Hurricane Matthew affects Colombia tag:compassion.com,2016-46-04:5-112569 2016-11-21T17:02:25-07:00 2016-10-04T13:46:08-06:00

Hurricane Matthew has caused flooding in several areas along the Caribbean coast of Colombia.

Advisory: Flooding in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2016-56-16:5-110679 2016-08-02T13:57:20-06:00 2016-07-16T13:56:56-06:00

Seventy-five Compassion-assisted beneficiaries have lost household items due to this flooding. Compassion is providing some clothing and school supplies to those affected, and is ensuring that basic needs are met.

Advisory: Chikungunya Virus Epidemic in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2015-00-09:5-87683 2015-01-09T14:00:52-07:00 2015-01-09T14:00:47-07:00

The chikungunya (pronunciation: \chik-en-gun-ye) virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes, originally surfaced in the Caribbean coastal region of Colombia in October, 2014. Recently, the Colombian government declared the chikungunya virus an epidemic in their country.

Advisory: Flooded Sewer in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2014-01-26:5-87150 2014-12-26T13:01:51-07:00 2014-12-26T13:01:46-07:00

Recently an open sewer overflowed and flooded areas of the Fundacion Municipality in Colombia. Consistent rains flooded the streets, affecting many in the area.

Advisory: Chikungunya Virus in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2014-00-09:5-85476 2015-01-09T13:13:39-07:00 2014-10-09T00:00:00-06:00

The chikungunya virus originally surfaced in the Caribbean coastal region of Colombia in October of last year. Recently, the Colombian government declared the chikungunya virus an epidemic in their country. More than 1,850 Compassion beneficiaries are currently infected.

Advisory: Flooding in Colombia September 2013 tag:compassion.com,2013-00-02:5-60136 2013-10-02T00:00:00-06:00 2013-10-02T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains caused flooding in the La Alianza neighborhood of Soledad, Colombia, on September 12, 2013.

Advisory: Flooding in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2013-00-16:5-69850 2013-05-16T00:00:00-06:00 2013-05-16T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains caused flooding in Villavicieno, Colombia, on May 7, 2013.

Advisory: Flooding in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2013-00-06:5-69251 2013-05-06T00:00:00-06:00 2013-05-06T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains caused the Apartado River to overflow near the city of Apartado, Colombia, on April 26, 2013.

Advisory: Heavy Rains in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2012-00-05:5-60139 2012-10-05T00:00:00-06:00 2012-10-05T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains caused flooding and harsh winds to occur in Buenaventura, Colombia, on September 28, 2012.

Advisory: Flooding in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2011-00-29:5-53004 2011-12-29T12:00:00-07:00 2011-12-29T12:00:00-07:00

In mid-December the Cauca River overflowed into the community of Sieta de Agosto, Colombia.

Advisory: Landslide in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2011-00-29:5-53006 2011-12-29T12:00:00-07:00 2011-12-29T12:00:00-07:00

The landslide that occurred at the beginning of December has damaged many homes throughout the community of Antonia Santos, Colombia.

Advisory: Homes Damaged by Flooding in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2011-00-23:5-50662 2011-12-20T15:41:00-07:00 2011-08-23T00:00:00-06:00

UPDATE: Recovery from the flooding in Colombia is under way. Homes of at least 70 Compassion-assisted families have been damaged because of flooding.

Advisory: Evacuation Due to Fault in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2011-00-23:5-50665 2011-08-23T00:00:00-06:00 2011-08-23T00:00:00-06:00
As a result of a geological fault, around 2,600 families have been displaced. Some Compassion-assisted children have had to evacuate their homes.
Advisory: Heavy Rains and Flooding in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2011-00-08:5-49927 2011-07-14T00:00:00-06:00 2011-07-08T00:00:00-06:00
UPDATE: Heavy rains have flooded the homes of more than 45 Compassion-assisted children.