Hurricane Matthew Aftermath

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Brooklyn, NYCouncil Member Jumaane D. Williams (D-Brooklyn)Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte, and District Leader for the 42nd Assembly District, Josue Pierre, released the following statement in regards to Hurricane Matthew that made land fall in Haiti Tuesday morning. The hurricane, which has been downgraded from a Category 4 storm, to a Category 3, is making its way to the Bahamas and Florida.



STATEMENT BY:  Council Member Williams, Assemblywoman Bichotte and District Leader Pierre 

 

"We offer our deepest prayers and sympathy to the victims and all those affected by Hurricane Matthew, particularly in Haiti, which was one of the hardest hit locations. We are working closely with local Haitian organizations to identify needs and provide support to those impacted by the hurricane. 

"Those wishing to donate items can drop off supplies at the following locations: 

Flatbush-YMCA

1401 Flatbush

Brooklyn, NY 11210

 

The Multicultural Bridge Project

1894 Flatbush Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11210

 

Haitian Family Resource Center

1783 Flatbush Avenue

Brooklyn, NY, 11210

 

 "For those with family and friends in Haiti, a hurricane relief / evacuation center has been opened at HAC-Haiti's community center in Croix De Bouquets. The contact information is listed below:

 

HAC-Haiti Community Center

#64 Rue Double Harvest

Croix De Bouquets, Haiti

 

CONTACT: 

Samuel Darguin

HAC-Haiti Country Director

Info@hac-haiti.org/Info@hacus.org

509.360.94056/ 509.468.21875/509.310.19819

"As Haiti, and rest of the Caribbean including Jamaica, the Bahamas and Cuba, assesses the damage, and prepares to recover from the aftermath of the hurricane, our offices andCouncil District 45 and Assembly District 42 organizations stand ready to assist and provide support."

 

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