To make a donation ...
Supply donations can be made in the U.S. through:
" Grenada Embassy
1701 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
Phone: (202) 265-2561
Fax: (202) 265-2468)
Items can also be dropped off or shipped to:
" Grenada Relief
AMCAR Freight Inc.
7850 NW 80th Street, Suite #2
Medley, FL 33166
" Grenada Relief
Choice Container Line
445 Wilson Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105
For shipments to the Grenada Relief, e-mails or faxes with contact and inventory information must be sent to Bob Diamond at [email protected] or via fax to (305) 599-2808; for more information, call (305) 599-8866.
Monetary donations can be sent to the Bank of America, account number 005-472370974; the ABA code for all wires and transfers is 063100277 and the account name is the Grenada Cultural and Civic Association Disaster Relief Fund. -- K.K.
NEW YORK -- Grenada
began picking up the pieces in the wake of Hurricane Ivan, which
locals claim destroyed 90% of the islands homes and businesses,
including the main national jail, earlier this week.
looting had been reported and many prisoners escaped the ruined
jail after the storm, aid agencies working on the island said
Friday that law and order had been reestablished, thanks to a new
The Caribbean Tourism
Organization (CTO) said an assessment of damage to Grenadas tourism
sector was not yet possible, but noted the Caribbean Disaster
Emergency Relief Agency (CDERA) had reported extensive damage to
Point Salines Airport
remained closed Friday to all but relief supply and essential
personnel flights; both the airport tower and the seaport have been
damaged; and there was no electricity or potable water, according
to the CTO.
Boats with relief
supplies from the Red Cross, the U.S. Agency for International
Development Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance and the
governments of Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago were expected in
But water, food,
blankets, tarpaulins, roofing materials, batteries, building
suppliers and tools, emergency housing and handheld communication
devices remained in demand, according to the CDERA.
reporter Kenneth Kiesnoski, send e-mail to [email protected].