tag:compassion.com,2011-05-30:5-47849 Columbia Updates 2011-05-30T15:46:09.69-06:00 Compassion International Pray for Lory in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2014-04-01:5-79057 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-03-01T10:04:55-07:00

Pray for teenager Lory in Colombia, who is suffering from thyroid cancer. Compassion is helping arrange and pay for surgery; pray that the operation goes well and that Lory is healed.

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.
Prayer Requests for Colombia tag:compassion.com,2011-00-13:5-33204 2014-01-31T00:00:00-07:00 2011-06-13T00:00:00-06:00

Please pray for the thousands of families who have been displaced due to the recent geological fault in Colombia. Pray for God to provide shelter during this crisis.

Advisory: Water Contamination in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2011-00-11:5-48743 2011-05-25T00:00:00-06:00 2011-05-11T00:00:00-06:00
A recent landslide caused a pipe to burst, causing more issues for the people of Cucuta in receiving water.
Colombian Grad Soars Beyond Poverty's Limits tag:compassion.com,2010-00-03:5-33330 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-11-03T00:00:00-06:00 Maria Marin, Colombia Field Communication Specialist and Leura Jones, Contributing Writer
The bar was set low for Andrew as he and his family were afflicted by extreme poverty. His sponsor came alongside him and helped him see beyond poverty's lies and today he is a graduate with a career.
Advisory: Heavy Rains in Colombia tag:compassion.com,2010-00-03:5-32434 2010-05-14T00:00:00-06:00 2010-05-03T00:00:00-06:00

The flooding has receded. Affected Compassion-assisted children are going through medical exams to prevent infections.

Hope in a Gang Zone tag:compassion.com,2009-00-04:5-33689 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-11-04T00:00:00-07:00 Luz Adriana Anibal Lara, and Maria Marin, Colombia Field Communication Specialist
As a young girl, Leany was surrounded by the desolation of violence and gangs. She dreamed of a different future, so she worked hard and is now attending university through the Leadership Development Program.