At least 20 individuals were killed when a packed lorry carrying children for a school trip in the African state of Burundi overturned. At least 13 of those killed were students. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded.
John Ridsdel Killed in Philippines
Sixty-eight-year-old Canadian John Ridsdel, who had been held captive by Islamist militants for months in the Philippines, has been killed. In September of last year, he was kidnapped, along with three others, by Abu Sayyaf, who is supported by al-Qaeda. Please pray for the family of John. Please pray for the remaining hostages.
15 Killed in Landslide in Arunachal Pradesh, India
At least 15 individuals have been killed in a landslide in the north eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Rescue workers continue to search for those who remain missing. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for the safety of those who remain missing. Pray for healing for the injured.
Drought Affects 330 Million People in India
Over 100 individuals have died as a result of a heat wave across India, and that number is expected to rise. Wait times to obtain water is often hours long. Please pray for rain in all drought affected areas. Please pray for the families of the deceased.
646 Killed in Ecuador Earthquake
The number of fatalities from the massive Earthquake that struck Ecuador is no 646, with 130 individuals still missing. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for the safety of those who remain missing. Please pray for Ecuador as it works to recover.
Zika Virus a Concern for Rio 2016
The zika virus, spread by mosquitos, is a concern for many athletes and spectators planning to attended to 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Please pray for the safety of all attending the games.
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