Heavy rains have left 1,028 homes underwater
in the Atlantic and northern areas of Costa Rica. Other damage includes
two dikes, 50 sections of main and rural roads, and 50 bridges. All up,
the repair bill will cost thousands of dollars, which will have a considerable
impact on the area's economy.
World Vision Costa Rica sent approximately
400 pairs of children's shoes, more than 1,000 shirts, around 1,000 disposable
diapers, pants, and toothpaste into one of the most affected areas.
"These people didn't have anything