Update: Heavy rains in low-lying areas of southeastern Thailand
21 August 2017
Floodwaters continue to recede in Thailand and families are cleaning out their homes ready to move back in. People expect to return to their normal lives soon.
There were a total of 39 Compassion-supported children affected. Thank you for your prayers over their situation.
17 August 2017
Floodwaters in southeastern Thailand are receding, but families of the 39 Compassion-supported children are not able to return home yet.
Children and their families continue to receive support from the joint efforts of the local church and local authorities.
Please pray for minimal impact to the families homes, so the need for cleanup will not be overwhelming when they return home.
15 August 2017
Families in southeastern Thailand remain in temporary shelters due to increased floodwaters, The church is continuing to work with local authorities to distribute food to beneficiaries and their families.
Please pray for floodwaters to recede, so families can return home.
10 August 2017
The rains in southeastern Thailand have now stopped, but the floodwaters remain.¬†Children and their families continue to stay in temporary shelters and need assistance with food and household supplies. Our church partner is working closely with the local authorities to provide the necessary support.
37 Compassion-sponsored children have been confirmed as¬†affected, including one whose caregiver sadly passed away.¬†
Please continue to pray for all those impacted. Pray for provision for the family of the caregiver.
8 August 2017
Heavy rains in Ubon Ratchathani Province of southeastern Thailand caused flooding in areas near one of our church partners. Many people in this community live in low-lying areas near the river, and their homes were flooded.¬†Thankfully, they were able to move their belongings before the floodwaters came.
30 Compassion-sponsored children have been affected. The church is working closely with the village and local government to provide support. These¬†children and their families are staying in temporary shelter provided by the government.¬†
Please pray for floodwaters to recede, so the families can return to their homes. We will contact you directly if your sponsored child has been impacted.¬†