Category: Compassion World

Operation Compassion Begins Disaster Response to Tortola

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By , October 12, 2017

Operation Compassion began sending 40’ containers to Tortola this week after receiving clearance. Since Hurricane Irma struck the island nation in the British Virgin Islands, Tortola has been trying to piece together enough infrastructures to begin receiving shipments in port.

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Operation Compassion Responds to Hurricane Matthew

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By , October 5, 2016

hurricane-matthewHurricane Matthew is the most powerful storm in more than a decade to impact Haiti, the surrounding region, and now threatens the United States.  The southwestern peninsula of Haiti is marooned, small towns and villages have been devastated by flooding and mudslides, and the storm is still going.  More than 20 inches of rain fell across Haiti and Jamaica, and now the United States braces for the impact of a storm that is strengthening over warm Caribbean waters.    Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Responds to Hurricane Matthew'»

Operation Compassion Provides 12 Million Meals Each Year for Children

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By , March 9, 2016

indigenous-people-1433497Operation Compassion provides 12 million meals each year for malnourished children. These meals were scientifically developed to help stem starvation. It is a unique mixture of rice, soy and 26 vitamins and minerals that the human body needs to function properly. A regular diet of these meals will bring a malnourished child back to nutritional health.  These meals were designed so that local spices can be added to make it appealing culturally. Meat, chicken, goat, pork, beef or fish can also be added for taste and texture. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Provides 12 Million Meals Each Year for Children'»

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'»