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PRAISE: Children And Projects OK After Hurricane Irene

 

Hurricane Irene's location as of 9 am, Tuesday August 23, churning more than 50 miles north of the coast. Image courtesy of Stormpulse.com; to track the storm's path and progress, click on the image.Thank you for praying for our programs in the DR and Haiti! We just received word that our projects in both countries sustained minimal damage. Praise God!

Although Irene had been upgraded to a category two hurricane, the storm's path took it north of the coast of the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Many Mission of Mercy projects are located in this northern region and closed temporarily to allow families to ride out the storm together.

Our prayers for the communities' safety were answered! The staff is still checking with families and community members, but it appears that no major damage occurred.

If you sponsor a child in the Dominican Republic or Haiti, please note that we will only contact you if we are notified that your sponsored child has been affected.

In the event of natural disasters or disease outbreaks, Mission of Mercy relies on our Children's Crisis Fund to respond. To ensure we continue to have has the funds available to help the children and their families in times of hardship, please consider a donation to the Children's Crisis Fund. To read how the Children's Crisis Fund met needs in the past, click here.

Thank you for your continued prayers!

Reader Comments (2)

PRAYING, PRAYING, PRAYING!!!!!!!!!! Have upcoming mission trip scheduled for Sept. want to come and do whatever God has planned for us to do in the DR. Lord Please Protect these families and give Mission Of Mercy the help they need. We love these people...Thank you for keeping us posted with updates.

August 22, 2011 | Unregistered Commentercindy wehr

Prayers for safety for all the children, staff and families affected by Hurriane Irene. My sponsored child Juan Nicolas is at Project Genesis in the DR.

August 23, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGail Aadland

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