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Sailing4handicaps : acting in first aid mission to Dominica after hurricane Maria

Published on 23 november 2017 at 0h00

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At the moment of the catastrophe, we were in the south of Martinique, in Le Marin, where we spent some hours monitoring the wind blowing in gusts with 60 knots. Once again we have been more lucky than other ones and felt like we needed to give our luck back. We decided to organize a first aid mission to help people with water, roofing material, hygienic products, baby milk and other goods. After asking around for donations, we got a great response from the generous people of Martinique, who are always ready to support people in need, as they did few weeks ago bringing help to Saint Martin, hardly touched by hurricane Irma. Somebody donated packs of water, clothes and several other goods. Another one donated roof material. Another company donated water, hygienic article. We could collect more the 1.5 tons of goods, loaded them on our new Imagine (Xquisite Yachts) and started the course to Dominica. ...

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