Father Fernando Apfata Chaco, from the Diocese of Lurin, walks through the flooded community of Guayabo, in Pachacamac, Peru, near the house of the religious sisters Servidoras de la Presencia de Dios.
Maryknoll Fathers Kyungsu Son and Thomas Burns are assisting the Diocese of Lurin, in Lima, Peru—where Maryknoll has ministries— in coordinating relief efforts.
The diocese is mobilizing parishioners and other volunteers to collect and distribute items to the victims of the floods and landslides in the Lurin Diocese and other cities in Peru.
The humanitarian aid is set to benefit around 2,500 people in the area, focusing on those who live in extreme poverty and families with children under 5 years old. HELP Today!
“Many of the people are suffering because of the landslides caused by flooding and many others from the lack of drinking water,” said Maryknoll Father Kyungsu Son.
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