Dominica: Hurricane Maria: Halfway there with the Hotel The Champs Staff Relief Fund

Dominica:  Hotel The Champs Fundraiser after Hurricane Maria

Dear Friends,

A very warm Thank You to all those who already supported Hotel The Champs Staff Relief Funding. We are well on the way in achieving our set amount of Donation for our Staff Members. Without you it would not be possible. Please continue to donate to help us. 

We are Hans and Lise the Proprietors of Hotel The Champs in Dominica. On September 18, 2017 our island was hit by category 5+ Hurricane Maria. We were happy to be alive after such a scary night. We woke up next day to something that we least expected. Everything that we owned was in ruins.  …  Read more 

Editor’s  Note:

Guyanese Online would like its readers worldwide to help in keeping the employees of THE CHAMPS supported while they rebuild and repair their hotel.

Thank you for your  contributions.

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Comments

  • Leslie Chin  On 11/01/2017 at 2:41 pm

    Building codes must be upgraded to withstand high winds and flooding in hurricane prone areas. Hong Kong and South China get typhoons (hurricanes) every year but do not suffer the damage of the Caribbean. There should also be plans for emergency shelters and services and for the restoration of power and water.

    Things will only get worse with global warming and climate change causing more extreme weather. Population density in hurricane prone areas will affect more people and infrastructures.

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