Following Typhoon Idai on March 14, Mozambique has declared a state of emergency and is appealing for international help. Give Now
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.
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
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),