After a hurricane or storm, the most obvious
needs always emerge...almost always that is.
For those who were affected by Tropical
Storm Gustav which impacted the island of Jamaica on August 28-29, 2008,
their needs were clear. Many persons, particularly those in the worst affected
parishes of Portland, St. Mary, St. Catherine, Kingston & St. Andrew
and St. Thomas, needed food, water and shelter.
But what about the 'not so clear' needs?
The need to maintain proper personal hygiene, for example? The Jamaica
Red Cross and UNFPA - the United Nations Population Fund have recognized