Hurricane Dorian: 7 ways you can help the Bahamas
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The satellite images of the Bahamas before and after Hurricane Dorian show just how devastating the Category 5 hurricane was. The Red Cross estimates that as many as 13,000 homes were destroyed, leaving some 70,000 people in the Bahamas homeless on two northern islands. With the situation devolving into a humanitarian crisis, it’s clear the Bahamas need all the help they can get. Here are a few ways you can help right now—even if you can’t volunteer yourself.
First way: Donate to the Miami-Dade Community Emergency Operations Center (CEOC). This coalition of Florida community groups has teamed for Bahamas relief and is asking for donations for immediate disaster relief, including toiletries, diapers, canned goods, cleaning supplies, tents, water, and power generators. Volunteers are also needed.
Second way: Chef and philanthropist José Andrés and his team are on the ground at four locations across…
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