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Update: Fire in the Philippines

29 August 2017

Local church partners have finished assessing the impact of a neighbourhood fire that affected hundreds of families in Malabon City at the end of July.

A final count showed 52 Compassion-supported children were affected. The church has provided many relief items to these children and their families.

Thank you for your prayers over this situation. Please continue to pray for those whose homes were destroyed.

13 July 2017

It has been confirmed that the fire that broke out in the Philippines at the beginning of June destroyed the homes of 18 Compassion sponsored children. 

  • The church has collected clothing, money and other items to support the affected beneficiaries and their families.

The RESPOND initiative is providing disaster funds to help provide light housing materials to set up temporary shelters until more permanent solutions are carried out.

11 July 2017

At the beginning of June a fire broke out on Mactan Island in the Philippines. 16 beneficiaries have been reported as affected. An additional 13 are estimated to be impacted.  

The Compassion church partner is using the RESPOND initiative's reimbursable disaster funds to support those affected. 

Please join us in praying for provision for our beneficiaries who lost homes and personal items.  We will contact you directly if your sponsored child has been impacted. 

 

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