There’s a lot of good that’s happening in Sint Maarten to help them rebuild after Irma. We saw earlier today that schools are back in session, there are cleanup and rebuild efforts underway, and lots of relief supplies being delivered to the island.
The community is beginning to heal and that’s possible because people are reaching out and lending a hand to each other, giving back even in times of need. Here are just a few examples of that community spirit.
Rochana Richardson is a graduate from University of Saint Martin. Here she talks about her experience post-Irma, moving on and the importance of striving for progress.
Next is Suzianne Duzong-Davis, a nurse for Collective Prevention Services who has been working on the Mobile Health Bus. The bus has been moving from district to district to provide care to the community, particularly those who haven’t had access to their general practitioners.
Last, but certainly not least, is Pastor James Young of Bible Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with a message to overcome adversity and come together as a community. Pastor Young states, “Don’t worry, we’re going to be back.”
Video via Government of Sint Maarten
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