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We reflect on 2020’s record-breaking hurricane season and the disaster relief efforts made possible by our donors.
Hurricane Dorian, the fourth named hurricane of the 2019 season, tied the record for the most powerful hurricane to make landfall in the Bahamas. At its most powerful, Hurricane Dorian was listed as a Category 5 hurricane, peaking with sustained winds of 185 mph and generating destructive gusts over 220 mph.
The Dominican Republic is considered a natural disaster hotspot. Learn about the effects of disasters on the Dominican people & efforts to help provide relief.
Less than a year ago, families in San Miguel los Lotes lost everything beneath a cataclysmic downpour of burning ash and rock. Now the survivors of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano eruption are finally beginning to rebuild their lives — and I was blessed to see the progress.
I walked at “ground zero” of Volcán de Fuego’s eruption just 17 days after the disaster. The town I stood in used to be San Miguel Los Lotes, but it was hard to believe people had lived there less than three weeks prior.