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Brazil Flood Survivor: Rosangela’s Harrowing Escape

Field Report by Operation Blessing

BRAZIL – “Do you know what it’s like to wake up into a nightmare? It was a nightmare. It couldn’t have been real.” Rosangela, a Brazil flood survivor, recounted her harrowing experience through tears. The devastating floods that ravaged parts of Brazil turned her life upside down, leaving her and countless others grappling with unimaginable loss.

Rosangela’s Fight for Survival

As the floodwaters rapidly rose, Rosangela found herself in a perilous situation. “I cannot swim, and the boat was so small, I was afraid I would die,” she recalled. In those tense moments, all she longed for was to return to her normal routine—going to work, tending to her duties, and sleeping peacefully in her own bed. But the harsh reality was that her home now lay submerged beneath the murky waters.

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Helping Brazil Flood Survivors: A Beacon of Hope

Amidst the chaos and despair, Operation Blessing emerged as a beacon of hope for Rosangela and countless other Brazil flood survivors. Thanks to the generosity of caring friends like you, families affected by this catastrophe are receiving critical food kits and hot meals, providing much-needed nourishment and sustenance during this challenging time.

Flood Survivors: Clinging to Strength and Resilience

“I don’t know when I’ll be able to return because my house is underwater,” Rosangela lamented. “Yesterday, the water rose again.” Yet, despite the overwhelming circumstances, she remains steadfast in her determination to persevere. “All we can do now is try to have strength, asking GOD for the strength to fight,” she said resolutely.

A Special Thanks to Our Partners…

For Rosangela and countless other flood survivors, the aid provided by Operation Blessing has been nothing short of a lifeline. “The essential things we need are food and water. I feel blessed by God to have these things,” she expressed gratefully.

We’re grateful for all of you that stand with Operation Blessing as we continue to provide vital assistance to Brazil flood survivors like Rosangela, offering not just material aid but also hope for a brighter future.

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