NEPAL – When the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal earlier this year, people across the nation lost loved ones, homes, businesses and nearly everything they owned—leaving them destitute and struggling to survive.
JOSO, Japan – Over the past few days, Operation Blessing teams in Japan have delivered water, food, hygiene supplies, diapers, and more to survivors in emergency shelters in Joso, where floodwaters from a destroyed river levee covered over 20% of the city.
Thousands of homes have been destroyed with even more families displaced and local officials are still searching for missing persons.
JOSO, Japan – More than 10,000 homes just north of Tokyo have been affected by severe flooding after a levee burst due to heavy rains.
Even more homes have been cut off from the local water supply and more than 1,000 people have been rescued by helicopters and boats in certain areas.
INDIA – When she was a teenager, Roopa* was forced to quit school because her family simply couldn’t afford it. She went to work, but her father forcibly took every rupee she earned.
Eventually, Roopa left her abusive home and was forced onto the streets. When Roopa returned home, her father disowned her.
NEPAL – A recent distribution in a rural Nepalese community provided basic, but much-needed items such as rice, lentils, oil, blankets and mosquito nets to more than 1,000 people.