Category: Relief America

Operation Compassion Escalates Florence Response

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By , September 17, 2018

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Flooding continues in storm-ravaged areas of North and South Carolina. In some locations, as much as forty inches of rain has fallen threatening mudslides, cresting rivers, and the breaching of dams. The situation is dire, but help is on the way. 

Beginning this past Sunday, September 16th, trucks filled with critical relief-aid supplies began arriving in the affected areas. According to David Lorency, president of Operation Compassion, “Sixteen local churches are serving as distribution sites, along with three warehouses, and three factories. There are also three locations in the impacted area that will be used to provide hot meals.”  

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Operation Compassion Continues Relief Effort in Caribbean

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By , November 10, 2017

As the memory of Hurricane Maria fades for some, that memory is still fresh and vivid for those trying to recover throughout the Caribbean. Puerto Rico was hit especially hard, losing the vast majority of their infrastructure. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Continues Relief Effort in Caribbean'»

Operation Compassion Continues Disaster Relief Deliveries

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By , October 27, 2017

For the past two months, Operation Compassion has been busy delivering disaster relief products to those areas stricken by mammoth hurricanes from the Texas Gulf Coast to the outer reaches of the Caribbean. The total number of trucks delivering supplies has reached 119 for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Continues Disaster Relief Deliveries'»

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 Caribbean Islands

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By , September 22, 2017

With two Category 5 Hurricanes Irma and Maria having decimated several islands in the British and American Virgin Islands within a week of each other, Operation Compassion has started relief efforts to those islands. In addition, to the ongoing recovery effort in Houston and Florida, Operation Compassion is waiting for the all clear to begin shipping operations to Tortola, St. Lucia, Antigua, and Dominica. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Responds to Caribbean Islands'»