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How To Help: Global Emergencies & Relief
29 Sep 2017

How To Help: Global Emergencies & Relief

Right now, the western hemisphere is grappling with recovery and rebuilding efforts due to an unprecedented number of natural disasters. From severe hurricanes to devastating earthquakes - millions of lives are being upended by these events. 

While we often feel powerless in these situations - there are things we can do to help. 

Below, you'll find information on the disasters, resources and ideas. Join us in helping those in America and around the world. 

Houston, Texas
13M+ affected
70+ deaths

Hurricane Harvey has left more than 1 million children in Texas unable to start school. UNICEF USA will support the rebuilding of schools and educational systems in Texas. Donate here

Caribbean + Miami
5M+ homes affected
54 deaths

Florida: Red Cross workers are providing food, shelter, relief supplies, health services and emotional support in the hardest hit areas. Donate here

Caribbean: UNICEF is on the ground providing lifesaving relief. Contribute to their disaster relief efforts here.

Puerto Rico + US Virgin Islands
3.5M affected
34 deaths

Puerto Rico: You can support UNICEF USA's efforts to provide emergency health and hygiene kits here. These kits contain essential supplies such as water purification tablets that will keep families healthy and protect them from life threatening water borne diseases. 

US Virgin Islands: UNICEF is on the ground providing lifesaving relief. Contribute to their disaster relief efforts here.

Mexico
5M affected
338 deaths

UNICEF is in rapid response mode, providing safe water, hygiene support and safe places for children. Donate here
 

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