Disaster Relief

Crisis Haiti
Advisory: Earthquake in the southern part of Haiti

September 9, 2021 — All impacted Child Development Centers have received food and hygiene kits or cash transfers to distribute to affected beneficiaries and their families.

Crisis Colombia
Advisory: Heavy Rains in Bolivar and Córdoba, Colombia

September 9, 2021 — Heavy rains in the northern part of the Colombia have caused damage in Bolivar and Córdoba.

Crisis Mexico
Advisory: Hurricane Grace, Mexico

September 7, 2021 - On August 20, 2021, Hurricane Grace made landfall north of Veracruz, Sierra de Veracruz and Puebla, Mexico.

Crisis Dominican Republic
Disaster Alert: Tropical Storm Fred Affects the Dominican Republic

Tropical storm Fred 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.

Crisis Ethiopia
Advisory: Conflict in Ethiopia – August 2021

August 11, 2021— Due to increasing violence and political instability, along with the inability to communicate with or deliver any aid to the Tigray region in Ethiopia, Compassion has made the difficult decision to suspend its operations in that portion of the country, effective immediately.

Crisis Colombia
Disaster Alert: Hurricane Elsa Heavy Rain and Strong Wind in Colombia
July 26, 2021 — Many homes have been seriously damaged or destroyed and household items lost. To date, 189 beneficiaries have been impacted.
Crisis Brazil
Advisory: Rivers Overflowed in Recife & João Pessoas, Brazil - July 2021

July 13, 2021 — The flooding situation has resolved in Recife and João Pessoas. In total, 163 beneficiaries and one Child Development Center were reported as affected.

Crisis Sri Lanka
Advisory: Yaas Cyclone - Flooding & Strong Winds, Sri Lanka

July 12, 2021 — The flooding situation has resolved in the western and north western areas of Sri Lanka. In total, 832 beneficiaries and three Child Development Centers (CDCs) were reported as affected by Cyclone Yaas and subsequent monsoon rains.

Crisis Colombia
Advisory: Heavy rains on Colombian Coasts

July 8, 2021 — The rains and strong winds continue to affect several cities located on the coasts of our country. A total of 90 beneficiaries and one tutor have been reported affected as the roofs of their houses were damaged and their homes flooded.