Disaster Recovery

Lending a Helping Hand after Irma, Harvey, and other Hurricanes

Recent images of hurricane Irma and Harvey’s devastating impacts remind all of us living along the Gulf just how powerful tropical cyclones can be. There’s a Gulf of Mexico kinship we all feel. Even more today since Irma has put our Florida homes and cities in the news just like Harvey did a few days ago …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/seagrant/2017/09/06/lending-a-helping-hand-after-harvey-irma-and-other-hurricanes/

How to Help with Storm Recovery and Not add to the Problem

How to lend true assistance to our friends and family located on the Gulf coast is challenge where I and others struggle. Sometimes we act before we think or even ask. I know firsthand what it’s like to go through a hurricane but what worked for me or may have helped others in the past …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/seagrant/2012/08/31/how-to-help-with-storm-recovery-and-not-add-to-the-problem/