Category: Compassion America

Operation Compassion Begins Delivery to Caribbean

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By , September 29, 2017

Operation Compassion began filling containers and airplanes headed for the Caribbean in the wake of Hurricane Maria. With electricity and other services non-existent on many island nations, Operation Compassion has been dealing with church leaders and heads of government trying to formulate a successful strategy for assisting the survivors. While the logistics of getting one container to an island port struggling to provide services is extremely difficult, Operation Compassion is trying to maximize the opportunity for getting product where the people in need are. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Begins Delivery to Caribbean'»

Operation Compassion Responds to Hurricane Harvey Aftermath

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By , September 1, 2017

Hurricane Harvey has been designated by some weather experts as a 1 in 1,000 year disaster. With more than 1 million people displaced across the Texas Gulf Coast and into Louisiana, Operation Compassion is responding with all of its assets and enlisting the help of many disaster relief partners from across the United States. One partner in Hawaii is sending product, California, Connecticut, Miami, Florida, Chicago, IL, literally from all parts of the United States, product is being sent to Operation Compassion and made available to the survivors.

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Operation Compassion Prepares for Hurricane Harvey

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By , August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey is forecast to become a category 3 hurricane before its landfall later tonight or into early Saturday somewhere between Port O’Conner and Matagorda Bay, Texas. Weather forecasters are predicting a catastrophic and life-threatening landfall with 6 to 12 feet of flooding as more than 3 feet of rain is expected. As winds climb to 125 mile per hour or more devastating damage to homes, businesses and other structures are likely.

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Operation Compassion Delivers Tornado Relief to Southern States

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By , January 31, 2017

AdelT1-17Following the devastating tornadoes last week, Operation Compassion has delivered seven semi-loads of disaster supplies to Mississippi and South Georgia. These two states were hit the hardest and suffered more deaths in the wake of these storms. The area around Hattiesburg, MS sustained the greatest storm damage. While in South Georgia the damage was more spread out across a larger area.

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Operation Compassion Continues Hurricane Matthew Relief Work

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By , October 11, 2016

operationtruckThe storm has passed but the destructive results are still being realized. Hurricane Matthew left five US states devastated and the country of Haiti crippled.  Some are saying the destruction rivals that of Hurricane Katrina but in many ways, it is worse.  Bodies are still being found and the water in North Carolina is still rising. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Continues Hurricane Matthew Relief Work'»