About 500 remain missing and over half a million are displaced. “Churches are providing shelter to those in need”, says the general secretary of the Malawi Assemblies of God.
Despite difficult weather conditions, Christian ministries and individuals have traveled to the earthquake area. The Turkish Evangelical Alliance and other groups are channeling donations.
Performance is unsustainable. At the same time, effective communication is worth some conscious and prayerful attention.
In March of 2019, the tropical cyclone destroyed 90% of Beira, the second most important city in the country.
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The cyclone Idai has devastated the Centre of the country, damaging the supplies of water and electricity. More than 200 people have died, but authorities fear a death toll of one thousand.
195 people injured and hundreds of homes have been damaged in a country where many households struggle financially.
“The isolation of the digital world and the lack of communication skills that we are witnessing, make sharing the gospel quite difficult”, Bruce Little, President of Forum for Christian Thought, says.
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“About 90% of the island is still without electricity, and around half without water supplies”, says Gisela Muñoz, of ABU (IFES) in Puerto Rico. Churches are working together to help rebuild the country.
At leas 14 people have died and many areas are left "barely habitable." Irma has been downgraded to a category four, but officials warn that it remains "extremely dangerous".
A Christian organisation working with children in the region: “Pray that God protects us and gives us wisdom to understand how we can be useful in times like these.”
While the risk society is a secular phenomenon, it provides an opportunity for Christians to live distinctively and attractively.
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