Hurricane Dorian made landfall as a Category 5 storm in the northwestern portion of the Bahamas on Sept. 1, bringing with it 185 mph winds and storm surge of up to 23 feet. The storm stalled there for over 40 hours, causing massive destruction. It then moved northward toward the Carolinas as a Category 3 before heading up the coast to the Mid-Atlantic. Several tornadoes touched down in the Carolinas, where watches were in effect.
So far, the storm is responsible for at least 50 deaths with hundreds still missing. 70,000 people are homeless, and there is no running water or power in the Bahamas. Those affected are in need of clean water, hygiene kits, food and more.
Our charity partners are responding with supplies and other support. Please donate to Global Impact’s Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund to provide much-needed funding for these efforts.
Responding organizations include:
Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB)
Church World Service
Feed My Starving Children
Food For The Poor
International Medical Corps
International Relief Teams
Matthew 25: Ministries
Medical Teams International
Operation Blessing International
Pan American Development Foundation
Rise Against Hunger
Save the Children
The Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO)