2008

Hurricane Gustav

Phase 1:

Disaster Relief

Within one week of the devastating hurricane that ravished Cuba, GEM’ s founding team was on the ground assessing damage and assisting with aid. Our team provided assistance for the people to obtain new perforated roofing material and support.

 

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