[November 17, 2020:5p.m. ET] Just as the coastal region began making strides in its recovery from Eta, Iota brewed up even stronger impacts and thrashed the same communities with 155-mph winds at Monday night's landfall, the strongest tropical cyclone of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.
Communuties in Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala are in need of shelter, food, medical care and other critical services as they get through the aftermath of the storm.
Airlink is already coordinating airlift for the skilled responders and aid our relief partners will send in to help people in the region survive.
Airlink is responding by coordinating airlift and logistics that will deliver responders and relief aid to those impacted. Working with our relief partners to maximize the response, and with our airline partners to navigate flooding, damage and other conditions at airports.
Eta made landfall in Nicaragua on November 3 as a category 4 storm. After battering Central America with strong winds and torrential rains causing flooding and landslides, Eta moved back into the Caribbean as a tropical depression. It has been blamed for almost 150 deaths.
Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala are facing devastation — and the communities impacted are in desperate need of your support to find immediate safety and recover from this disaster.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, there is added need for medical support and supplies in every disaster to prevent its spread in crowded hospitals and emergency shelters.
Your generosity gives airlift to over 130 relief partners, experts in their fields including search and rescue, emergency medical care, nutrition and shelter, safety and well-being of at-risk children and families, rebuilding and connectivity.
Airlink is responding with relief aid and responders to...
- The continuing COVID-19 crisis
- The catastrophic explosion in Beirut
- Hurricanes Laura, Sally, Delta, Zeta in the US Gulf Coast
- Humanitarian events in South America, Europe, and Africa
Please give generously today. Your donations fuel our ability to transform lives for communities in crisis. Thank you!
Note: Airlink does not generally accept gifts restricted to specific disasters. Funds raised in excess of need for a particular disaster will be used to support Airlink's mission and response to other disasters. Items listed under donation options represent general types of cargo moved by Airlink for this response, but does not mean to imply that a donor is directly responsible for underwriting the particular type or amount of cargo mentioned as that varies by shipment and response.