by Ren Bonzato (YWAM Staff in Laguna)
Latest update to the flooding here in San Pedro, Laguna. Most of the people are now evacuating because in some places in the slum area, the water is already at the neck level. Most of them they don't have clothes to wear. They only have clothes that their wearing now. Some are still wet until and finding space in the evacuation center. They don't have food to eat. Some children from ages to 5 below are now sick because of the coldness and the place where they are right now is not really good for them. Ywam Laguna. started giving some clothes and medicines but it's not enough for all the people there. So please pray and consider giving towards it. Lord Bless You
The people are really in need this time in:
- medicines, (especially for the children)
If you would like to give financally please go to www.ywamlaguna.org
Can't Get Home From Church
I (Dustin) arrived on Saturday from teaching in the DTS in YWAM ILO-ILO. We had a team from YWAM Siem Reap, Cambodia visiting us along with family.
Sunday the following morning with Haydee's sister (Rowena) and her family we drove to Manila to attend church. After church we went to Rowena's house to wait for the rain to stop before we drove home. But the rain didn't stop. It rained all night (and it is currently still raining).
Last night we got a call from Haydee's brother Rodel who lives in Santa Rosa, Laguna. Haydee's father was having some medical problems and we planned to visit them today.
This morning we found out that their house is currently flooded with 3 feet of water. Rodel, went out to get help to rescue them (Felix (Haydee's father) and his wife with 3 year old son) and they are currently in a rescue center.
The picture above is a picture taken this morning of the South Luzon Express way (SLEX). This is the highway we need to take to get home and as you can see it is not passable.
Currently, we learned that our house in Binan. Laguna is not flooded. But the area around our subdivision is (the picture above is 10 mins away from our house). Once we get back (hopefully tomorrow) we are planning to house Rodel and his family along with Felix if we can get to them.
The reports from the news says it can still rain for 3 to 4 days. Please pray that the rain will stop. We could really use your prayers.
Dustin has been serving as a missionary for 24 years. Here is where he places some of his teaching, thoughts, and updates.