As polls close on election day, please pray for the Philippines.
Pray for peace as the results are announced. More than 100,000 police officers have been on duty amid violence in the run up to the elections. Last Monday seven people were shot dead in an ambush by unidentified gunmen in the town of Rosario, south of the capital Manila.
Please pray for the future stability of the country.
As the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) develops around the world, we want to be proactive in ensuring protection for all Compassion staff, volunteers, partners and beneficiaries, and minimise disruption to critical operations and the children that we serve.
There are serious concerns Latin America is fast becoming the new epicentre of the Coronavirus. The death toll from the virus has skyrocketed in Brazil to more than 18,000. The country has now stopped reporting confirmed cases of the virus.