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HAWAII VOLCANO KILAUEA | 2018
On May 7, 2018, Hawaii Volcano Kilauea erupted and wreaked havoc across the Big Island with its devastating lava flow, covering more than 6,000 acres of land and destroying at least 700 homes.
In July, Global Empowerment Mission visited several shelters where victims of the Hawaiian volcano are living. GEM was able to distribute cash cards to many families who lost everything. The situation is catastrophic for thousands of people who can’t get back to their deatroyed or partially destroyed homes.
Hats off to Ikaika Marzo, a prominent Hawaiian who set up one of the most important shelters on the island that’s been serving thousands of evacuees for months now. We teamed up with the locals on the ground to assist with various needs.