“We are in close communication with pastors and Christian brothers and sisters in affected areas. Please pray as we seek the Lord and develop a concrete plan to help victims.” – Pastor Glem Melo
Our fellow countrymen in Manila and Luzon continue to suffer the effects of floods caused by torrential rains that lasted for two days. The Philippine Star reports:
The death toll from heavy rains and floods spawned by the southwest monsoon has risen to 43… a total of 2.11 million persons or 460,273 families have been affected… 580,079 persons or 119,751 families have been displaced… 314,795 persons or 66,577 families are now inside 630 evacuation centers.
Read the full Philippine Star news report here.