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International Relief Teams Sends Emergency Aid to Hurricane Victims

August 30, 2021
Press Release

August 30, 2021 - San Diego-based International Relief Teams (IRT) is delivering $100,000 worth of ready-to-eat meals to families who have been left homeless or without power in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.  

“Ready to eat meals are vital for families who have been flooded out of their homes, or who live in disaster zones that are experiencing extended power outages,” said IRT Executive Director Barry La Forgia. “We plan to not only to help sustain these families now, but also assist them in recovering from this disaster in the coming weeks and months ahead.”

IRT has 33 years of experience in assisting victims of disasters, both nationally and internationally. IRT also has a long history of providing short-term and long-term assistance following major hurricanes in the US. Most recently, IRT provided more than $2.4 million in total aid following Hurricanes Delta, Sally, and Laura (2020), Hurricanes Michael and Florence (2018), and Hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria (2017).

International Relief Teams alleviates the suffering caused by poverty and disaster around the globe, from the forgotten corners of the world to right here at home, by sending volunteer teams and medical supplies to make immediate change for the world’s most vulnerable people. For more information visit: http://www.irteams.org. Also see us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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