Responding to Tropical Storm Erika

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from Convoy of Hope
Published on 01 Sep 2015 View Original

September 1, 2015 | 5:00 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Convoy of Hope is responding to Tropical Storm Erika that hit the small island of Dominica on Wednesday, August 26, triggering flooding and mudslides. Thousands of people have been affected and nearly half of the island is without electricity. Twenty-five people died in the mudslides, which also destroyed roads, bridges and homes. A Convoy of Hope Disaster Response team is en route to Dominica to distribute much-needed disaster relief supplies