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Hurricane Relief Fund

The AAG has established its Hurricane Relief Fund to help coordinate support for those in affected Geography Departments in Florida, Puerto Rico, and Texas from the devastation of Hurricanes Maria, Harvey, and Irma.

Please consider lending a hand to your colleagues who are in dire need.


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Homes lay in ruin as seen from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations, Black Hawk during a flyover of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria September 23, 2017. U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Kris GroganThe suffering of residents of Puerto Rico is double-fold after being hit by both Hurricanes Maria and Irma, which brought catastrophic levels of infrastructure damage. Reports suggest that it will take months, if not years, to rebuild the island. There is a vibrant community of geographers at the University of Puerto Rico campuses, which are now closed.

Geography Departments in Texas and Florida have started the recovery process, but need our help to ensure they can continue to conduct their programs and serve students. Particularly concerning is the Southwestern Division of the AAG, which is hosting their regional meeting at Sam Houston State University in October, just miles from ravaged areas of Houston.

Your donation is crucial to helping Hurricane victims in need. The collected funds will be distributed to the affected Geography Departments in these three areas, based on their needs.

For further questions, please email Candida Mannozzi or call 202-234-1450.

If you prefer to donate by check, please make payable to "AAG" and list Hurricane Relief Fund in the check’s memo line. Checks should be mailed to: AAG Hurricane Relief Fund, Attn: Candida Mannozzi, 1710 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

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