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St. Kitts and Nevis: NEMA urges residents to help Hurricane Beryl hit Grenada and St Vincent

St. Kitts and Nevis: The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), St. Kitts and Nevis has asked for the support from the public and stakeholders to contribute towards the national relief supplies effort in support of St .Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada. Both island nations were hit hard by the Hurricane Beryl and such thoughtful efforts can help the residents cope up in hard times.

The NEMA also shared the list of required materials, sharing that would help the people in need in the time of Hurricane Beryl.

For Grenada, the following goods can be shared, Nonperishable food that includes milk, mixed vegetables, sardines, corn, etc.

Cots, pillows and sleeping blankets for the people who lost their homes and are living in shelter homes.

Hygiene kits for women, men, and children, Toiletries, first aid kits, Hand Sanitizers, Sanitary Napkins, baby Pampers and wipes, Baby formula, and adult Pampers all these medical things will help people to maintain hygiene and live in a clean environment so that no other disease is caught by them.

The interested donators can also share batteries & battery packs, 5-gallons Jerry cans (water), reflective vests, collapsible solar/ battery operated radios. Flashlights that can be operated with solar energy. Fuel cans and few books or colouring books for the children.

Similarly for St Vincent and the Grenadines, all the above-mentioned items along with single or double mattress, rope, shovels and rakes will be of great help.

NEMA also shared the national Hurricane Beryl Relief supplies initiative will begin from Friday 5th July and end on the 19th of July.

NEMA also shared certain guidelines that must be followed when sending the needed items; all the items shared must be properly packed in boxes of packing material.

The interested residents can note that the contributions will be collected from Monday to Friday between 9:00 AM to 3:00PM at the NEMA Warehouse that is located at the Limekiln Development, adjacent to the Antioch Baptist Church.

While sending the package use GND for Grenada and SVG for St Vincent and the Grenadines for labelling the packages and do not seal the packages until the receiving officer has verified the details.

The organisation is not accepting any sort of monetary contributions. And ensure that the items dated are not damaged or expired items.

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