On Tuesday, a 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the island of Puerto Rico. The quake did enough damage on its own, knocking out power across the island and damaging buildings, roads and as of this writing one person has lost their life. With earthquakes, seismic activity doesn't always stop after and 51 aftershocks have been reported and could persist for days with some of these aftershocks being equal to the original quake in size and scale. This has come after previous natural disasters such as Hurricane Maria back in 2017 in which it was the strongest hurricane to directly impact the island in 90 years. Puerto Rico never fully recovered from these natural disasters and have now been caught off guard with the strongest quake it's felt in 102 years coming so soon after. With the damage it has caused to buildings, roads and infrastructures, many have no where to go and have been forced to sleep on the streets or in other insufficient make shift shacks. These are not enough and the people have Puerto Rico are going to need real help in the form of shelters, food and water to make it through this tragic time. With your help we can gather the funds needed to help the citizens in the coming days after, with the power being out and structures not yet safe, food and shelter will need to be provided and the donations generously given will be put to good use and for the aid of the evacuated citizens. We are some of the first to offer help as Puerto Rico has officially requested the U.S Government for an emergency declaration but this has been placed on hold, while the government debates and questions whether to help, we the people can act now. Your donations will be used in other ways such as temporary relocation costs to those in need, basic amenities such as clothing and feet wear and vital items such as medical equipment and supplies all funded by us. We will add all Charities and organizations we've given your donations to in an update list to show who and how you've helped those in need during their time. Our main goal to donate to the Red Cross, who went above and beyond for them during the hurricanes by making sure they had access to clean water, basic power and a safe place to sleep at night. We believe they can be the most effective but we also want to look out for any offering to help in different areas for the residents. 2020 has started off tragic for so many with Australia being on fire and now Puerto Rico being shaken, many people need help to get back on their feet and any and all help will be appreciated greatly.
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