The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
The cyclone Idai has devastated the Centre of the country, damaging the supplies of water and electricity. More than 200 people have died, but authorities fear a death toll of one thousand.
195 people injured and hundreds of homes have been damaged in a country where many households struggle financially.
A few countries control and consume a large amount of the world’s resources.
“About 90% of the island is still without electricity, and around half without water supplies”, says Gisela Muñoz, of ABU (IFES) in Puerto Rico. Churches are working together to help rebuild the country.
At leas 14 people have died and many areas are left "barely habitable." Irma has been downgraded to a category four, but officials warn that it remains "extremely dangerous".
A Christian organisation working with children in the region: “Pray that God protects us and gives us wisdom to understand how we can be useful in times like these.”
While the risk society is a secular phenomenon, it provides an opportunity for Christians to live distinctively and attractively.