The battered islands of the northern Caribbean are a picture of Dorian’s grey fury unleashed, as it were from an attic of pent-up climate rage. See relief efforts and where to send help below.
It is times like this that reminds us of the need to reclaim reverence for the planet, sky and seas. See I the Sky & Me the Sea, Festival Fables.
Recalling the ferocious floods of the last hurricane season, I extend sympathies to those who are now facing the deluge with despair.
In the block below are some contact information collated for those wishing to provide help and relief.
The Bahamas Consulate in Miami (+1 305-373-6295) has partnered with the following for collection and transportation of donated goods:
-Rev. Archer- Christ Episcopal Church, 3481 Hibiscus Street, Coconut Grove, Fl
-Global Empowerment Movement 340 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, Fl 33137
-Shelter Aviation 1100 SW 41st Ct., Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
The Bahamas Consulate General Atlanta is accepting emergency relief supplies for the islands in The Bahamas affected by the passage of Hurricane Dorian. Items can be delivered to 2970 Clairmont Rd NE Suite #290, Atlanta GA 30329. Telephone: 404-214-0492. Email: email@example.com.
The Bahamas Consulate General New York is accepting emergency relief supplies for the Islands of The Bahamas affected by the passage of Hurricane Dorian starting tomorrow morning (Tues, Sept 3rd) at 10:00am. Items can be delivered to BAHAMAS HOUSE NEW YORK – 231 East 24th Street, NY NY 10017. Telephone: 212 421 6420/ 320 201 1145. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex (Washington, D.C.): For those of you in the DMV area and beyond that would like to send donations to aid in relief efforts, please drop-off items at the office, located at 1025 Vermont Ave, NW, Suite 305 Washington, D.C. 20005 or contact the office for other methods to contribute.
Remembering the October 2018 Floods
See links: Disaster Risk Management Preparations
Dr Shadow Snakes’ Symphony – Tribute to Swamp Heroism