Disaster Relief

Crisis Peru
Advisory: Earthquake in Peru

December 3, 2021 – On November 28, 2021, a 7.5-magnitutde earthquake struck the northeast region of Peru, an area that is home to more than 17,000 Compassion-assisted children.

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
Advisory: Heavy Rains in Bolivar and Córdoba, Colombia

September 22, 2021 — Heavy rains in the northern part of the Colombia continue. To date, 322 beneficiaries and two Child Development Centers (CDCs) have been affected.

Crisis Kenya
Advisory: Drought in Kenya

October 5, 2021 — The drought situation in Kenya is worsening and approximately 2.1 million people are severely affected by food insecurity.

Crisis Haiti
Advisory: Earthquake in the southern part of Haiti

September 22, 2021 — The final report from the Compassion Haiti National Office advises 14,351 Compassion beneficiaries and their families were affected as well as 46 Child Development Centers (CDCs).

Crisis Philippines
Advisory: Typhoon Conson (Jolina), Philippines

September 21, 2021 — Typhoon Conson (Jolina) affected several areas where Compassion serves: Leyte, Sorsogon, Bicol and Samar.

Crisis El Salvador
Disaster Alert: Tropical Depression in El Salvador

On September 17, 2021 - Severe weather associated with the tropical depression in El Salvador has dissipated. In total, 86 beneficiaries were affected.

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.