5th September 2017 Hurricane Irma (see article http://bit.ly/HurricaneIrmaWAPO) strengthened to a category 5 and projected to skirt north of the Caribbbean islands and then a direct hit on the Bahamas and Florida on Sunday 10th September then along the US East Coast heading north. Projection image from passageweather.com 0900 5-Sep-17.
IRG Is already in Florida to act as a command center in Hollywood, Florida in our 97-foot flagship vessel.
HOW CAN YOU HELP
* Secure large supplies of meds, food, toiletries and other items on list below on this page and message us. We can load cargoes aboard boats.
* If you are considering sailing your own boat anywhere in the Caribbean, place contact us to take on cargo. We can give you manifest papers and instructions.
* DONATE - we are an entirely unpaid volunteer organization with very low overhead, your funds will get supplies to where they are needed see link to right.
* EMERGENCY CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS. Contact Captain Ray Thackeray (below contact details) or sign into here as a free member and report to IRG Flagship in Hollywood, FL at any time before and after the potential disaster. We have comfortable accommodations aboard ship prior to the strike and are evacuating to an apartment during. Relief operations will be conducted from ship again where we will keep our Zodiac. Medical professionals prioritized but all able-bodied volunteers accepted.
When the situation is stabilized, IRG will direct resources, volunteers and IRG Reserve boats to the Bahamas where considerable help is likely to be needed.
This page is intended to act as IRG's coordination and discussion link and can be accessed easily at http://bit.ly/HurricaneIrma2017
Captain Ray Thackeray
International Rescue Group
Mobile +1 (954) 348-4409
Location: Hollywood, Florida, USA
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