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The aftermath: picking up the pieces   3 comments

This sight brings tears to your eyes. This is the aftermath. We're living it. Farmers wading in waist-high water trying to salvage their crops. Families drying maize and beans on roofs, the roadside, anywhere, to salvage what they can.

from La Prensa Grafica. Click to link

PLEASE DONATE towards relief for Tropical Depression 12E in El Salvador.   Here are a few organizations.

Habitat for Humanity long after the disaster is over and forgotten, they will be rebuilding

Sister cities:   helping with immediate relief effort.  Cities in the U.S. sponsor/sister with towns here.

Oxfam:  a tried and true humanitarian name.

Urgent needs:    Potable water, and food. << fields flooded and wells contaminated >>

Long term needs:    Rebuild effort << 20,000 flooded homes, hundreds of damaged schools >>

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