Help Carmen y Crescencio Badillo

The island of Puerto Rico was recently hit by a very powerful category 5 hurricane. Family and friends we ask for your help and generosity on behalf of two very important people in our lives, my uncle Crescensio Badillo and Carmen Badillo. They retired to the beautiful island of Puerto Rico 7 years ago after living most of their life in New York. They have been devastated by Hurricane Maria, the day after my uncle suffered a stroke while trying to rescue his dogs in land slide by his home, a bridge that connects their road to the main road was destroyed, leaving them with no access to the roads. They have been forced to cross the river in order to seek water and food not an easy task for their age 83/71. We were not able to be in contact with them until this week when my aunt was able to call me to let us know they were ok. But i could hear it in her voice that they are not ok! She told me that there has been little or no aide to the city of Maricao, a group was there to evaluate the area but still they have not receive the basics like water and food, my uncles were interviewed by the El Nuevo Dia and we found their story here:

http://www.elnuevodia.com/videos/noticias/locales/preocupadosporelaccesoenmaricao-242177/

https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/locales/nota/surgendudasconelrepartodeayudasenmaricao-2362425/  

They are running out of medicine, food and water and we need to work fast to have them evacuated out of Puerto Rico and brought back to the US. The funds we receive will go towards getting them transported out of their city, unfortunately the roads leading to the airport have been destroyed so they cannot drive to the nearest airport in Aguadilla. We have called and emailed FEMA, Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration, The mayor of Maricao, the Governor of Puerto Rico and reports located in Puerto Rico with no response at the moment. On behalf of my family thank you, together we can do so much! Please keep Carmen and Crescensio in your prayers for their safe return to the US.




Images of the bridge that connects their road to the main road.





Gracias a todos por su cariño y donationes de parte de mi familia, que Dios los bendiga a cada uno. Attn: Maria








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Maria Saravia-Medina 
Organizer
Stamford, CT
Carmen Badillo 
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