Our news and crisis updates provide breaking news and recent information on natural disasters and emergencies affecting Compassion's ministry worldwide.
A fire occurred in the Mathare slum outside of Nairobi, Kenya on 8 May. The homes of over 2000 families in the slum were damaged or destroyed.
28 children from Semillas De Bendicion were affected due to flooding on the 7 May 2013.
Transportation and communication remain difficult in some areas due to the flooding that occurred in the Kasese District on 1 May, 2013
Compassion Thailand has used reimbursable disaster funding to provide building supplies for home repairs caused by heavy rains on the 9 May.
Heavy rains caused flooding to occur near Bajua, Bangladesh on 8 May. Transportation and communication has been difficult in this area.
Heavy rains caused rivers, canals, and sewage systems to overflow in Colombo, the capital of Sri lanka, on 6 May.
The staff members of the projects have visited the affected families and are providing assistance as needed.
Compassion Ecuador has provided more information about the heavy rains and flooding that occurred in the Guayas province on 19 March.
Heavy rains during the first week of April caused a landslide to occur in the southwestern area of Uganda.
Tropical Storm Shanshan (Crising) hit Butuan City in the Philippines on 22 February, bringing heavy rains and flooding.
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