sponsor a child
ethiopia flooding women working rain damaged
27Jul

ARTICLE AUTHOR:

Flooding in Ethiopia damaged several homes

After three consecutive days of heavy rain, the town of Wolenchiti in Ethiopia experienced severe flooding on the 7 July. The flooding coupled with strong winds damaged the basements and roofs of several homes, as well as household supplies.

The local government is providing relief in the form of temporary shelter, clothing, utensils, mattresses and bed sheets to some of those impacted.

  • 53 Compassion sponsored children have been affected with anticipated numbers to rise. 
  • None of our 4 church partners in the area have been directly affected.

The Ethiopian Compassion office is working with our church partners to use the RESPOND programme disaster funds to meet the immediate needs of affected children, such as food and clothing. They also hope to gain additional support for home repairs and rebuilding.

Please pray for provision for the children and their families affected by this disaster. We will contact you directly if your sponsored child has been impacted. 

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

related articles

1Dec
secondary-image

How you can pray for the political crisis in Togo

Please join us in praying for peace, stability and justice for Togo during a time of political uncertainty.

23Nov
secondary-image

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Pray for women who suffer the atrocities of rape or domestic abuse. Pray for healing and justice for victims.

22Nov
secondary-image

Visit the town that cut malaria child deaths to zero

Discover how Compassion is fighting malaria in Togo.

SPONSOR A CHILD

MyCompassion

LOG OUT