|Vol. 16 No. 72||
Wednesday September 13, 2017
the dread and destruction of recent days, and given all the infrastructure
challenges in the area, it’s gratifying to report that United Airlines
resumed flight operations into most Florida cities Tuesday,” said
Jan Krems, President United Cargo.
worldwide Hurricane Irma heavily impacted Miami International Airport
(MIA) this past weekend.
Major airports across Florida are assessing the
damage done by Hurricane Irma this past weekend.
FlyingTypers spoke to Southwest Airlines Sr. Director Cargo and
Charters Wally Devereaux (left).
Amidst an avalanche of news reports, obtaining the news of Hurricane
Irma’s impact on Miami’s recovery might be served by tracking
Cuban coffee consumption, former Federal Emergency Management Agency
Administrator Craig Fugate (right)told the Associated Press.
The devastation in the Caribbean, Florida and Georgia wrought by Hurricane Irma -- from the Caribbean to the Keys to Miami and Tampa, is simply unreal.
Six million people remain without power. Irma wiped out entire roads in the Keys, slowing relief efforts and triggering what local officials are calling a humanitarian crisis.
Jacksonville suffered waist-deep flooding, and storm surges up to six feet above high tide.
In Puerto Rico many thousands remain without power and the island has become a hub for assisting those from other islands that have suffered catastrophic destruction. In Georgia, severe winds and rain have left hundreds of thousands without power. Recovery from Irma will be brutal.
Sierra Club is seeking donations to support relief and recovery efforts happening now.
100% of donations will go to community-led recovery efforts.
Frank Jackalone, Director, Sierra Club Florida Chapter
Adriana Gonzalez, EJ Organizing Representative, Sierra Club Puerto Rico Chapter.
To contribute click here.
(Editors Note. Readers can also contribute to The Salvation Army, click here; or The Red Cross, click here.
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