Afya has begun responding to urgent needs in the American and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Vieques.
We are awaiting a supply list, approved by FEMA, before we start collections. Please stay tuned for an approved list for supply collections.
Afya’s Hurricane Maria Response To Date:
1. Puerto Rico: Thirty five duffel bags of medical supplies are packed and staged for delivery.
2. Vieques: A plane heading to Vieques will transport our medical supplies, all were requested by the primary hospital on the island.
3. Mexico City: Working closely with the Mexican Consulate in New York, we secured a list of needed medical supplies in Mexico City. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee has funded an air shipment of 3 pallets of medical supplies to the Center for Epidemiological Contingencies and Disasters in Mexico City.
To donate funds to help us with shipments (air and sea) :
To volunteer and help us sort medical supplies for shipments, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org