Disaster Relief

Crisis Thailand
Advisory: Flooding in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

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.

Crisis Bolivia
Advisorsy: Forest Fire in Santa Cruz, Bolivia

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.

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

September 4, 2019 — Rain continues to affect Buenaventura and the surrounding area. The Child Development Centers continues to support families with food, emotional and spiritual support, and managing local resources for home repairs.

Crisis Nicaragua
Advisory: Tropical Storm in Nicaragua

September 4, 2019 - Beneficiaries are now regularly attending school and have resumed normal activities at the Child Development Centers.

Crisis Philippines
Advisory: Fire in Matina Aplaya, Davao City, Philippines

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.

Crisis Brazil
Advisory: Fire in the Brazilian Amazon Rain Forest

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.

Crisis Philippines
Advisory: Tropical Storm in Ilocos Norte, Philippines

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).

Crisis Philippines
Advisory: Heavy Rains and Flooding, Talomo River, Davao City, Philippines

September 3, 2019 — Heavy rains caused flooding in the Talomo River. At least five beneficiaries and their families have been affected.

Crisis Indonesia
Advisory: Demonstrations in Sarong, Papua, Indonesia

August 27, 2019 — The situation in Sarong has stabilized and daily life has returned to normal. Seven Child Development Centers were temporarily closed but have now reopened.

Crisis Updates - Compassion International