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September 17, 2019 — Heavy rainfall caused flooding that affected 245 beneficiaries and one Child Development Center. Future flooding is still a threat, but the local government plans to build a retention wall during the dry season.
September 16, 2019 — The heavy rains have decreased, and flooding has receded. The Child Development Centers continue to support the affected families with disaster recovery (e.g. repairing homes).
September 16, 2019 — Flooding due to Tropical Storms Podul and Kajiki has affected 117 beneficiaries. Affected beneficiaries and their families still cannot return to their homes. Two Child Development Centers (CDCs) in the area cannot conduct program activities.
September 10, 2019 — A forest fire caused by illegal burning has burned approximately 6,500 square miles of forest, crop and grassland. None of our beneficiaries or Child Development Centers are in the area where the fire burns.
September 4, 2019 - Beneficiaries are now regularly attending school and have resumed normal activities at the Child Development Centers.
September 3, 2019 — A fire destroyed 159 homes in a poor urban community. At this time, five beneficiaries and their families have been identified as affected by this fire.
September 3, 2019 — Intense fires continue to burn in the Amazon rain forest. No Compassion Child Development Centers are located in the area where the fires are.
September 3, 2019 — Four Child Development Centers and 58 beneficiaries and their families have been affected by heavy rains and massive flooding from Tropical Storm Ineng (Bailu).
September 3, 2019 — Heavy rains caused flooding in the Talomo River. At least five beneficiaries and their families have been affected.