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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'»

Operation Compassion Begins Disaster Response to Southern Louisiana

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By , August 15, 2016

LA FLOODOver the week-end flooding increased in southern Louisiana to near record levels as thousands were displaced from their homes and businesses were destroyed or severely damaged. As rain continued to fall at record rates more than 7,000 emergency rescues of stranded homeowners and drivers were performed by first responders.

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Operation Compassion Continues Relief in Louisiana and Mississippi

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By , March 18, 2016

elkhartDuring the first 3 days of disaster relief in Louisiana and Mississippi, Operation Compassion has sent 7 semi-trailers loaded with emergency supplies and products. Four more semi-trailers are staged and ready for delivery. Critical items such as bleach and cleaning supplies, disaster boxes and buckets, bottled water and blankets were loaded on these semi-trailers. However, the need is greater! Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Continues Relief in Louisiana and Mississippi'»

Operation Compassion Responds to Severe Flooding in Louisiana and Mississippi

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By , March 14, 2016

Louisiana FloodingThe severe weather system that brought torrential rains to Louisiana and Mississippi is finally moving out. This weather system was a rare occurrence for the United States according to meteorologists. In its wake, destruction and devastation to property and lives remains. Flood waters are still rising in many areas as more than 5,000 homes were damaged or destroyed and more than 3,000 people have been rescued in Louisiana alone.

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Operation Compassion Reaches Elderly Populations

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By , August 28, 2015

dependent_dementia_woman 2This is the century of aging. Today, almost 10% of the global population is over the age of 60 and by 2050 this figure is expected to double to 20%. Although population aging has the potential to affect human development, there is still little debate on the economic and social impact. This lack of attention to the elderly is significant because aging, for the great majority in many countries, is accompanied by increased poverty. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Reaches Elderly Populations'»