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Urgent Appeal: Help Victims of Hurricane Beryl

Donate Now to Support Disaster Relief Efforts

Hurricane Beryl Strikes Early and Hard

In early July, Hurricane Beryl hit the Caribbean as a powerful Category 5 storm. This is the strongest storm this early in over 100 years. With winds up to 269 km/h (167 mph) and gusts reaching 324 km/h (201 mph), Beryl caused massive destruction.

Impact of Hurricane Beryl:

  • Lives Lost: Three people died in Grenada and Carriacou, three in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, three in Venezuela, and two in Jamaica.
  • Damage: Homes destroyed, power outages, and thousands displaced.
  • Evacuations: Over 40 shelters in Grenada house about 2,400 people. In St. Vincent, 58 shelters hold 1,032 evacuees.

The hurricane is now moving past the Cayman Islands toward Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. While the effects on Mexico and the southern United States are still unclear, the Caribbean has already faced severe damage. Smaller islands in St. Vincent & The Grenadines report nearly 95% of homes destroyed.

Areas of Impact

WASH ​

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
WASH initiatives prioritize community health by building essential sanitation facilities like latrines, toilets, and handwashing stations, aiming to prevent disease transmission and enhance well-being through hygiene education.

Food Assistance

Food Assistand and Agriculture
ADRA Canada ensures food security through sustainable agriculture, providing safe, nutritious food and educating communities for better health, particularly focusing on maternal, newborn, and child well-being.

Health​

ADRA Canada's health projects aim to improve healthcare access and outcomes in vulnerable communities through professional training, system enhancements, and disease prevention, fostering healthier communities.

Protection

Protection projects prioritize the safety and rights of vulnerable individuals, particularly women and children, aiming to safeguard them from harm, exploitation, and abuse, and promote a safe environment for all.

Shelter

In response to disasters and conflicts, ADRA Canada provides shelter solutions to displaced or homeless people. These projects focus on creating safe, dignified, and adequate living conditions for individuals and families.

Nutrition ​

Nutrition projects aim to reduce malnutrition and improve health outcomes by providing nutritional education and support. This ensures communities, especially children and mothers, have access to the nutrients needed for healthy development.

The Need Is Urgent​

ADRA’s Immediate Response:

  • Food Aid: In St. Vincent, St. Lucia, and Grenada.
  • Food Kits: In Jamaica.
  • Cash Assistance: In Mexico.
  • Hygiene Supplies: Kits and cleaning supplies for affected areas.

Local volunteers are already helping. ADRA IAD is watching the situation closely, ready to provide more aid as needed.

Why Your Help Matters: Your donation is crucial. It provides essential supplies like food, clothing, and hygiene kits to those affected by Hurricane Beryl and other natural disasters. Your support helps families survive and rebuild with dignity.

Take Action Now:

  • Donate Today: Click Here to Donate
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