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Help Communities Recover After Hurricanes Irma & Harvey
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Help Communities Recover After Hurricanes Irma & Harvey

Two monster storms have reminded us of the power of nature.

Hurricane Harvey battered communities across southeastern Texas and the Gulf with record rainfall causing one of the worst flooding disasters in U.S. history.  

Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc across the Caribbean and devastated Florida causing flooding throughout the state and up the coast through Georgia and South Carolina.

These megastorms have left communties facing a long and difficult road to recovery and they need our help.

Please consider donating to national and local, community-based relief organizations who are working to provide immediate support, care and supplies to residents.

FLORIDA & CARIBBEAN

several relief efforts. We invite you to support this important work:

–  The Hurricane Relief Fund — The Miami Foundation Fund will support recovery and rebuilding work driven by organizations on the ground. Click here to donate.

– Irma Caribbean Strong Relief Fund — This Fund will support relief efforts in small Caribbean island nations and territories, including Antigua & Barbuda, U.S. Virgin Islands and the Bahamas. Click here to donate.

– Irma Community Recovery Fund — This Fund will support relief efforts for Florida’s marginalized communities, ensuring residents in poverty have access to critical services and resources. Click here to donate.
 
Our partners in Miami-Dade County, the Florida Keys and Southwest Florida are on the ground helping Floridians affected by Hurricane Irma. Click here for a list of our nonprofit partners leading relief efforts across the region.

TEXAS:

The Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund at The Greater Houston Community Foundation: Established to connect donors with a network of nonprofits.

Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (TEJAS): Houston area organization supporting recovery efforts in communities impacted by pollution.

Click here for other ways to help.

Image Credit: NOAA/CIRA
Caption: NOAA

 

Previous Photo - U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Zachary West - https://www.dvidshub.net/image/3715766/hurricane-harvey-response

 

 

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