Honduras: Drowning Without You

I’ll cut to the chase, we need your help. Urgently.

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On November 3rd, hurricane ETA hit Honduras, leaving many areas of my country completely devastated. Natural disasters cannot be prevented, but they can be prepared for, and this is something our government completed failed to do. I wish I could tell you that our government did not act accordingly to the impending threat of this hurricane because they didn’t have time to prepare, but unfortunately, that is not the case.

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The hurricane was scheduled to hit Honduras during the Semana Morazánica, a Honduran holiday that was meant to take place from November 4th to November 8th. Fully knowing that the storm would hit, our president told our people that we should still go out and enjoy our holiday, but to be careful. Not only did he forget that we’re currently in a pandemic and should be practicing social distancing, he completely disregarded the life threatening hurricane headed our way. …


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I’m born and raised in Honduras, a beautifully green and lush country known for being the home of ancient Mayan civilizations and having the second largest coral reef in the world. Unfortunately, we are also known for being one of the most dangerous places in the world. Poverty, violence and lack of education have been ongoing problems in my country for as long as I can remember. Now throw some Coronavirus into the mix and you’ve got yourself quite the situation.

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Ana Hernandez

Always living in a state of calm, level-headed panic.

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