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    Weʼve raised £5,693 to Irma relief effort for the island of Barbuda

    London, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 1st December 2017

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    Story

    I am a proud citizen of Antigua and Barbuda.

    06.09.2017

    We are a small but great nation and we need help to rebuild the island of Barbuda following the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma. Our Prime Minister Gaston Browne has reported the island barely habitable.

    Government officials journeyed to Barbuda reporting HEART WRENCHING DEVASTATION. Unprecedented per capita damage.

    95% of properties have suffered damage. 65% of the population is now homeless. Barbuda currently reports of one fatality. (An infant died as a result of the mother trying to escape out of a damaged property. )

    Antiguan & Barbudan government is estimating the cost of repairs to be $100-150 million dollars.

    07.09.2017

    Thanks to Her Excellency Ms. Karen-Mae C. Hill for taking the time out of her incredibly busy schedule to meet with me today.

    We discussed both immediate needs and long term needs. As the inevitable longer term needs become clearer it is my intention to provide the money raised to benefit the essential rebuilding of the physical infrastructure of the community .

    My fundraising efforts are supported by the Antigua & Barbuda High Commission, London.

    08.09.2017

    Plans of evacuation began yesterday as it is being reported that Hurricane Jose is right in the path of Barbuda. As if the island has not suffered enough!

    Please follow my instagram for updates @jessyeromeo.

    I will also update this page with more information. Please contribute if you can, however small.

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    • Jessye Romeo1 year ago
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      1 year ago
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    • Jessye Romeo1 year ago
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      1 year ago

      Woke up to news of yet another hurricane threat to A&B. Hurricane Maria.

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    • Jessye Romeo1 year ago
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      Jessye Romeo

      1 year ago

      Attended emergency meeting with the Antigua & Barbuda National Association London to discuss the Associations response to Operation Rebuild Barbuda last night. Physical donations of various items being accepted through Kestrel shipping. Please see http://www.antigua-barbuda.com/hurricane-irma-press-release-8th-september-2017-barbuda-donations/

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    Page last updated on: 12/2/2017 1:36 PM

    Supporters

    97

    • Nazy Farnoosh

      Nazy Farnoosh

      Oct 28, 2017

      God bless all of you.

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 9, 2017

    • Jazz Woudstra

      Jazz Woudstra

      Oct 3, 2017

      do your bit if you can, we must not be divided by borders we can be united as a planet x

      £10.00

    • Andre Henry-Cotnam

      Andre Henry-Cotnam

      Sep 30, 2017

      £25.00

    • Jennifer Schaffer

      Jennifer Schaffer

      Sep 30, 2017

      Hope this helps - had such an amazing visit at your parent's home in Antigua in March - so sad to hear about the ravages of Hurricane Irma to the region.

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 21, 2017

      Incredible effort

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 21, 2017

    Great people make things happen

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    Jessye Romeo

    Jessye Romeo

    London, United Kingdom

    Hi I'm Jessye Romeo. An overseas Antiguan & Barbudan citizen horrified by the effects of Irma on Barbuda. Please donate whatever you can. "Fair Antigua and Barbuda! We thy sons and daughters stand Strong and firm in peace or danger To safeguard our native land"

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