Providing shelter, food, and water. A tornado touched down in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, with 100 mph winds that overturned cars, snapped trees and damaged homes. The city of Palm Beach Gardens said there were reports of roof damage, minor structural damage to buildings, a lot of trees down and a lot vehicle damage in the wake of the EF-2 tornado. The tornado began just east of Interstate 95 and moved northeast across A1A, passing just south of the Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, it continued. As it moved through the Sanctuary Cove Community it turned more north-northeasterly crossing PGA Blvd near the intersection with U.S. 1.
We are working to assist those affected, but there is a dire need for shelter, food, and water due to the rising number of displaced families. Florida has 33,000 people in shelters, and need 5.5 million meals, and 6.6 liters of clean drinking water. The city of Fort Myers Beach on Florida's southwest coast was leveled by Hurricane Ian, two-thirds down the island, and I'd say 90% of the island is pretty much gone, where homes stood, there's only rubble. Hurricane Ian tossed large boats around like they were "toys" in Florida. The hurricane left millions of people without power and a trail of destruction across Florida as it trapped hundreds of locals inside their flooded homes. Cape Coral reporting significant damage to homes and buildings. Calls that have been coming in are from people still in their homes who have experienced some type of roof, window or door failure. The extremely dangerous conditions that this category 4 hurricane is unleashing, including catastrophic floods and life-threatening storm surge, will continue as the storm advances inland. Florida has surpassed 800,000 customers without power. Lee County, home to Fort Myers and Cape Coral, is still the most affected with more than 293,000 customer power outages. Collier County, which includes Naples and Marco Island, has more than 129,000 customers without power. Sarasota County, which includes the cities of Sarasota and Siesta Key, is at more than 112,000 customers without power.
Disaster Relief: Providing shelter, food, and water. with nearly 1,100 homes evacuated, firefighting crews continue to battle several dangerous wildfires across three counties in the Florida Panhandle. The most prominent blaze, the Bertha Swamp Road Fire, expanded over the weekend and remains a threat. The Bertha Swamp (Road) Fire is approximately 9,000 acres and is about 10% contained. The fire, which originated in Gulf County, has spread into neighboring Bay and Calhoun counties just east of Panama City. Another fire even closer to Panama City, the Adkins Avenue fire in Bay County, was 35% contained as of Sunday.
Disaster relief providing food, water, shelter, medicine and rebuilding assistance. Two tornadoes struck southwest Florida ripped apart homes in Fort Myers area of Lee County, destroying at least 27 homes, 24 with major damage and damaging others in Lee County. About 215,000 houses there without power. At least 62 homes are currently "unlivable. The twister was an EF2 tornado with maximum winds of 118 mph. It may have completely destroyed 30 mobile homes of the 108 mobile homes damaged near Fort Myers, some people will not be able to return until repairs are made.
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American health-care workers still face dangerous shortages of personal protective equipment as the uncontrolled spread of Covid-19 fills hospitals across the nation and threatens patients and workers in long-term care facilities.
Supporting victims and their families with shelter and funeral expenses. Surfside High-rise condominium building called Champlain Towers South --- About 55 of the building's 136 units collapsed, one person died, 51 missing 9 injured some critically. Rescuers are desperately trying to reach trapped residents, some may be stuck in the rubble. The building was undergoing roof work, but it's unknown whether this was a factor in the collapse. One resident on the building's third floor when the collapse happened, said his apartment was intact, but when he opened his door and tried to leave, he "looked down the hallway and there was nothing there.
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