For November UUFN will be sharing our plate with Americares.
When people are in crisis, Americares makes sure that health comes first. Their emergency programs help communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from disaster. They provide millions of people around the world access to medicine and supplies. Their clinical services deliver quality health care for people who have none. They recreate and support sustainable programs that strengthen community health.
Hurricane Maria brought the full force of its Category 4 power to Puerto Rico, creating a major humanitarian emergency. Maria also dealt Dominica a cruel blow and caused considerable damage in other Caribbean islands. Americares responses teams are in Domenica and Puerto Rico, even as they continue relief work to help survivors of Hurricane Irma. More air shipments of medicine and supplies are arriving in Puerto Rico and Dominica, and team members are delivering supplies, proving aid, and assessing needs in health facilities and communities struggling to re-establish basic services.