Hurricane Irma Relief Fund
Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest recorded storms in the Atlantic Basin, made landfall as a Category 5 storm early on Wednesday, Sept. 6, in the island nation of Barbuda and swept through the Caribbean islands. The hurricane brought wind speeds of up to 180 miles per hour, storm surge and heavy rainfall. Irma damaged 95 percent of structures on Barbuda and has currently claimed the lives of at least 40 people overall.
There are still millions without power. Islands in the Caribbean were hit the hardest, where both buildings and vegetation were levelled by powerful winds and rain, changing the landscape so drastically that it is virtually unrecognizable. Residents are in desperate need of food, water, power and other necessities.
Our charity partners are providing supplies such as tents, medicines, water treatment tablets and food as well as other support to islands in the Caribbean and to Florida in order to reach and provide relief to all those affected by Hurricane Irma.
Please donate to Global Impact’s Hurricane Irma Relief Fund to provide much-needed funding for these relief efforts.
Charity partners responding include:
Donations to this fund will support some or all of these charities. DONATE NOW to help those suffering from Hurricane Irma.
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