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CWS responds to Sandy: at work in the Caribbean

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Published on Nov 14, 2012

Hurricane Sandy brought destruction to the U.S. but it also devastated the Caribbean. CWS emergency worker Aaron Tate describes Sandy's impact on Cuba and Haiti, where CWS is responding.


CUBA: In this initial appeal, CWS plans to support $50,000 of the full ACT Alliance appeal of $450,000, with support going to assist with emergency family food packages and water provision as part of initial recovery efforts. Our long-time partner, the Cuban Council of Churches, is currently conducting damage assessments in affected areas. The CWS-supported response will include emergency relief to 360 families initially with food and water, and then supporting 1,000 families with psycho-social activities, shelter (reconstruction) and livelihood restoration.

CWS response includes:
CWS is providing the CCC with a shipment of material goods that was in process before the hurricane. The shipment, valued at $176,490, includes 3,300 CWS Blankets; 9,000 CWS Hygiene Kits; 1,125 CWS Hygiene Kits; and 1,500 CWS School Kits.

HAITI: CWS will be supporting recovery efforts of the Christian Center for Integrated Development, a CWS partner known by the Haitian Creole acronym SKDE, in northwest Haiti, site of agricultural cooperatives that CWS has long supported with emergency and development assistance. Initial reports say the co-operatives were severely damaged, with loss of buildings, gardens and livestock, SKDE reports. "These represent the bank account (or wealth) of the poorest," said the Rev. Herode Guillomettre, who heads SKDE.

Photos by paul Jeffrey/ACT Alliance and CWS staff.

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