Dozens of people have been killed, more than 1 million people are without power, and thousands have been displaced following the aftermath of Hurricane Julia. Communities across Central America, Mexico, and Venezuela have been devastated by heavy rains, flooding, and landslides. All donations to this fund will exclusively support relief and recovery efforts in areas affected by this storm.
On October 8, 2022, Hurricane Julia made landfall near Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua as a Category 1 hurricane. Julia weakened to a tropical storm as it moved along the Pacific Coast; the heavy rainfall significantly impacted communities in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Southern Mexico as it traveled north, resulting in an increased risk of flooding and landslides over the impacted regions. Before forming into a hurricane, Tropical Storm Julia brought devastation to northern Venezuela.
All donations to this fund will support recovery and relief efforts after Hurricane Julia. Initially, funding was provided to help first responders meet survivors' immediate needs for food, fuel, clean water, hygiene products, and shelter. The fund is now transitioning to support longer-term recovery efforts run primarily by local, vetted organizations in the communities affected. We will support psycho-social care and physical, economic, and emotional rebuilding.
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