Disaster Relief

Crisis Ethiopia
Advisory: Local Conflict in Gilgel Beles, Ethiopia

July 11, 2019 — A local conflict occurred in Gilgel Beles in the Benishangul Gumuz region. In total, 38 beneficiaries have been affected.

Crisis Thailand
Advisory: Ebola Outbreak in Kasese, Uganda

July 9, 2019 — It’s been 26 days since the death of the last confirmed case of Ebola (within Uganda). Active case surveillance is still ongoing in the health facilities and communities in the Kasese district. Twelve Child Development Centers are still under minimum operations.

Crisis Colombia
Advisory: Heavy Rains in Cordoba, Colombia

July 8, 2019 - The rainy season continues in the Cordoba area. One Child Development Center (CDC) and 81 beneficiaries have been affected by the wind, rains and flooding.

Crisis Colombia
Advisory: Flooding and Landslides in Villavicencio, Colombia

July 8, 2019 — The Compassion Colombia National Office is following up with the CDCs in Villavicencio regarding the delayed sponsor-child correspondence.

Crisis Philippines
Advisory: Fire in Project 4, Quezon City, Philippines

July 7, 2019 — A fire in the San Rogue barangay of Quezon City has affected 10 beneficiaries.

Crisis Brazil
Advisory: Flooding in Joao Pessoa, Brazil

July 1, 2019 — The heavy rain has stopped, and the situation n Joao Pessoa has stabilized. All the affected beneficiaries have returned to their homes, relatives homes or are living in new homes provided by the government.

Crisis Colombia
Advisory: Heavy Rains and Flooding in Uraba, Colombia

June 20, 2019 — Heavy rains in the Uraba region of Colombia caused the Apartado River to overflow. In total, one Child Development Center and 31 beneficiaries were affected.

Crisis Nicaragua
Advisory: Heavy Rains and Flooding in Nicaragua

June 20, 2019 - Two Child Development Centers and 244 beneficiaries were affected by intense rains and flooding on the Pacific side of Nicaragua.

Crisis Thailand
Advisory: Storm in Mae Wang, Chiangmai, Thailand

June 20, 2019 — On the night of May 22, 2019 a storm in the Chiangmai Province of Thailand damaged facilities at one Child Development Center. No one was injured by the storm.

Crisis Updates - Compassion International