Emergency Relief

Mozambique Relief

2019-03-21T10:44:48-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Cyclone Idai is continuing to cause devastation across southern Africa, with Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi badly affected. Most roads are cut off and the rain is continuing to fall. Further flooding is expected as dams upstream are reaching their capacity. The situation in Mozambique is predicted to get worse as the days progress.

Emergency Response: Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami 2018

2018-10-03T16:37:27-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami has devastated Indonesia’s Sulawesi island. The disaster has claimed more than 1,300 lives and has left over 61,000 people displaced and injured. They are in desperate need of food, water and shelter. Homes and buildings have been destroyed, and many survivors are still missing loved ones. CBM

DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

2018-08-07T11:44:55-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

An outbreak of Ebola has occurred in Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu Province – one of CBM’s main project areas in the country. Health officials suspect that Ebola has claimed the lives of at least 33 people, as they each died from unidentified hemorrhagic fevers. Our church partner, the Baptist Church in Central Africa (CBCA),

South Sudan

2018-04-03T16:57:32-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Canadian Baptists have been supporting the food assistance project of Faith Evangelical Baptist Church (FEBAC) inside South Sudan for the past four years. In a country deeply divided by violence, churches need to stand as a light to many in need. Through our membership in the Foodgrains Bank, CBM has provided funding for emergency relief and food assistance in Juba