We just received a request from our Sisters in Peru.
The situation is critical with the flooding in the country.
Here is an excerpt from the press….
"Peru is facing one of the most devastating natural disasters in recent decades, with rains, floods and avalanches affecting 20 of the country's 25 regions and causing at least 43 deaths, 72 injured, 11 missing and more than 56,000 people, According to the latest official reports.
The National Civil Defense Institute (Indeci) said that the climate phenomenon has affected more than 546,000 people and destroyed about 6,500 homes, 27 schools and a health center.
In this situation, the Peruvian government today suspended classes in the schools of Metropolitan Lima, ordered the restriction of the potable water service until Thursday and gave two hours of tolerance for workers who could be affected by the overflows caused by the increase Of the Rímac river flow ".
Thank you for being in solidarity with us to support the affected people. Your donations will help to meet the immediate needs.