After Hurricane Irma, Is Recovery Possible In The Virgin Islands?

Sep 22, 2017

Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on the Southeast. It was even more destructive on the Virgin Islands, where it hit as a Category 5 storm. Nearly every building was damaged, and many were completely destroyed. As Irma approached, DonTaé Hodge of Atlanta was anxiously following updates. Hodge grew up in the British Virgin Islands, and told us what it was like to be so far from home at a critical time.

Here are some of the organizations assisting with the relief effort following Hurricane Irma: UNICEF, the American Red Cross, Catholic Relief Services, and MAP International