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  • Tropical Storm Amanda passes over Central America on Sunday, June 7 2020. Download
  • July 24, 2020 | 8:15 a.m.

    Springfield, Mo. Hygiene kits have been delivered via air freight. Nearly two truckloads worth of product have been delivered to a military base in the U.S. and will be flown to El Salvador soon. Distributions will continue once the new items arrive at the Convoy of Hope warehouse in the country.

  • July 1, 2020 | 8:25 a.m.

    Springfield, Mo. Convoy of Hope's El Salvador office packaged 600 family food and hygiene kits for Castillo Del Rey, who picked them up at the our warehouse in San Salvador. The members of Castillo del Rey have already distributed the food and hygiene supplies to families in need.

    Here is what we've been able to accomplish so far in El Salvador:

    Meals distributed: 45,000

    Families served: 600

    Individuals served: 3,300

    Churches, organizations & operational partners: 5

  • June 9, 2020 | 10:15 a.m.

    Springfield, Mo. Convoy of Hope has initiated a response in El Salvador after Tropical Storm Amanda devastated parts of the country. The storm made landfall in Central America on Sunday, triggering landslides and flooding. At least 15 lives have been lost in El Salvador, including five children.

    Our in-country staff immediately began their response and have purchased relief supplies to deliver to families. Hygiene items and food are the main priority items at this time. We will post more updates as they become available.

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