, 2022-10-11 04:55:49,
Operation Moonstone is in action with the YachtAid Global team delivering disaster relief to communities in Florida…
Hurricane Ian, the deadliest hurricane to hit Florida since 1935, has wreaked havoc on communities in the Caribbean and mainland US. In Floridas West coast alone, there are as many as 2.5 million people without power, and at least one hundred people have died. Devastating images of the aftermath have been flooding social media channels for the past couple of days after it was revealed that the recovery would cost at least $67 million.
YachtAid Global, yachtings leaders for facilitating industry-wide engagement and collaboration for disaster, humanitarian, and conservation initiatives across global coastal communities, have begun executing ‘Operation Moonstone’. Operation Moonstone will see the YachtAid Global team on the ground and working with local authorities and community leaders to assess the situation and to figure out how they effectively close gaps in the current response to the hurricane.
Hurricane Ian Aftermath pic.twitter.com/HEcewEvSKp
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While in Florida, YachtAid Global has identified a specific need for more extended personal care, mosquito nets, solar lights, infant care & food, generators, and transitional aid for jump-starting the recovery. The majority of the team is currently in Pine Island, a location where the population of 9,000 residents have been…
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