Medical volunteers needed in Puerto Rico.

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If you’re a licensed #nurse or #doctor and are willing and able to volunteer your time and services in Puerto Rico on December 9-16, then the #PuertoRicoRescue team will take care of your round trip Airfare and accommodations. Looking for both male and female volunteers to assist with the relief efforts being conducted by the Ponce Health and Sciences University in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Please contact us at the number or email above for more information. Please share! 

Want to help Puerto Rico? Shop island’s businesses, hire its locals through new website.

A non-profit called Colmena66, which works with local entrepreneurs under the auspices of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust, launched a website Monday called www.shopandhirepr.com that will make it easier for shoppers to connect to sites that sell Puerto Rican goods as well as to a network of freelancers that can do services from the island. Read more at https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/want-help-puerto-rico-shop-island-s-businesses-hire-its-n821626?cid=sm_npd_nn_fb_lt

Project Hope: Your help is needed now to aid families impacted by Hurricane Maria.

We’re on the ground in Puerto Rico where thousands remain cut off from critical health services. Right now, our teams are providing life-saving care to those affected. Give now to help our neighbors in need. The dangerous winds and storm surges of Hurricane Maria left a path of destruction in its wake. Your generous support will help Project HOPE mobilize volunteer teams to help address the most pressing health needs from this latest devastating storm. Please give now. Read more at https://secure.projecthope.org/site/Donation2?df_id=7266&mfc_pref=T&7266.donation=form1&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Newsfeed&utm_campaign=HurricaneMaria

How you can help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

Soldiers of Puerto Rico's national guard distribute relief items to people, after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 24, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC1F1B442920

Islands throughout the Caribbean communities are beginning a long road to recovery from several major hurricanes that have ravaged the Atlantic. But Puerto Rico in particular is facing what local officials have described as a full-blown humanitarian crisis, with devastation they call “apocalyptic.” Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall on the island, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria, the worst natural disaster the island has seen in nearly a century. Sixteen people have died as a result of the storm, according to the Associated Press, a number local officials expect to rise. The island has virtually no running water or electricity; around 80 percent of the island’s crops have been destroyed. Scores of Puerto Ricans are gathering around what’s left of the country’s cell towers, desperate for contact with loved ones. Read more at http://www.wnyc.org/story/how-you-can-help-hurricane-victims-in-puerto-rico

VIDEO: FEMA Accessible: Donating after a disaster (with ASL).

The most effective way to help those affected by Hurricane Maria is to donate time or money to a trusted organization. Unsolicited donations require volunteer agencies to direct resources away from providing services to sort and distribute items that may not be needed. Zachary Usher, Branch Chief of FEMA’s Mass Care, Voluntary Agency Liaisons, and Community Services, talks about tips on how to best donate cash and/or supplies after a disaster with an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter. Watch video at For more information on how you can help, visit: https://www.nvoad.org/

Project HOPE: Your help is needed now to aid families impacted by Hurricane Maria .

We’re on the ground in Puerto Rico where thousands remain cut off from critical health services. Right now, our teams are providing life-saving care to those affected. Give now to help our neighbors in need. The dangerous winds and storm surges of Hurricane Maria left a path of destruction in its wake. Your generous support will help Project HOPE mobilize volunteer teams to help address the most pressing health needs from this latest devastating storm. Please give now.  https://secure.projecthope.org/site/Donation2?df_id=7266&mfc_pref=T&7266.donation=form1&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Newsfeed&utm_campaign=HurricaneMaria