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Five Embera communities in the Darien province will have to be relocated.  It became apparent during this crisis that there is a great need for help. Those affected have lost their homes, but not their hope. They were crying “save me, oh god” as the floodwaters were up to their neck. Deeper and deeper they sank into the mire, unable to find a foothold.  In deep waters, the floods overwhelmed them.  Exhausted from crying for help, their eyes are swollen from weeping and their throats are parched.

There are children at the mission - you can join the adopt a child program for less than $40 dollars a month.
The Panamanian Government is doing all that they can possible to protect the Border between Darien and Columbia.  Your donations can help make difference.
In the Darien Province, the presence of outlaws has, for centuries, had both negative and positive impacts on the natural environment. Since the region has been left untouched by the government for years, the forest has been allowed to flourish creating an ideal habitat for endemic species. On the other hand, the recent spillover of deforestation.
In 2003, villages inhabited by the Kuna tribe people were attacked by Colombian paramilitaries. In the attack, four indigenous community leaders were killed and three foreign journalists kidnapped.[12] Overall, about 500 Kuna have been displaced and are now living as Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Boca de Cupe.[10]  Due to the lack of attention by the Panamanian government, some indigenous groups are preparing to take action. In the San Bias Archipelago, Kuna tribesmen have been establishing their own self-defense forces to protect their villages.  The armed conflict in Colombia has been ongoing since 1964, but it has only been felt in neighboring countries in the past decade. As stated above, Panama felt this impact in 1997 when the first paramilitary groups entered the Darien Province in pursuit of FARC.
The Colombian conflict has set a new stage for the Darien that involves excessive deforestation and poaching; both of which significantly threaten the fragile ecosystems and biodiversity.

Floods claim several lives in the low plain areas and putting houses, schools, and medical clinics are underwater.