Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Hurricane Tomas - Updates for early Wednesday

FURTHER UPDATES:

Those who are still seeking people that they really need to check on should contact the Red Cross 1 758 452 5582 / 453 0400 - they will take all details and carry out searching and contacting as part of their efforts.

For those who wish to read, I wrote a little post for Sabi and Eugenia of Livity Art Studio
Happy if people can contribute their memories

Generators are needed - Soufriere Fishermans Co-op - they have gas, no generator...and others also need

Barre de l'Isle road is ONLY OPEN FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLES - it'll be a few days yet before any more access

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Ok - Hearing that the road to Canaries is motorable
the road from Soufriere towards the south (Choiseul-VF) is open
I hear un-official hopes that the Barre de l'Isle should be open later today
Please keep in mind that these roads will still be dangerous to drive, so go if absolutely necessary and drive carefully.

Many citizen relief efforts are starting to be co-ordinated - you can 'Like' this FB page:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/St-Lucia-Hurricane-Tomas-Disaster-Relief/115317985199435?v=wall

Those of you in St. Lucia - collection points for Dry Foods, Canned Foods, Clothing, Water and Pampers are being set up at supermarkets in the North and I'm sure will extend further into Castries today - but you can also just collect goods and take to the Red Cross.

My neice Richelle is telling me she saw a group called "Teens for Tomas" on FB and they will be collecting donations also at Rodney Bay Marina today from 8 am. Here's their FB page address - just click 'ask to join group' it is open : http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_160577660649692

Repeating info for donations from overseas

St. Lucia Red Cross, Vigie, Castries, First Caribbean International Bank, Bridge St. Castries, A/C # 2645392

Swift codes for Intermediary Banks for funds coming in the following
currencies:

USD Wachovia Bank N.Y, SWIFT: PNBPUS3NNYC, ABA: 026005092

GBP BARCLAYS BANK, SWIFT: BARCGB22

EURO KBC BAN, SWIFT: KREDBEBB

Beneficiary Bank: FirstCaribbean Int’l
Bank Swift: FCIBLCLC

The group I am with is scheduled to meet with NEMO this morning and I will update you all on official info on what help is needed.

THANKS to everyone sharing info here - please keep doing this!