Indian Americans in Florida open doors for hurricane Irma evacuees
WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — With Hurricane Irma beginning its destructive path into Southern Florida, the Indian-American community has opened up its doors for evacuees.
Having hit the Florida Keys with wind gusts upwards of 130MPH, the hurricane has displaced millions, with people fleeing the path of the storm. As the hurricane reaches further inland, Indian-Americans in surrounding areas are opening the doors of their homes, businesses and places of worship to provide shelter. Displaced evacuees have been housed in Indian-American homes, hotels, banquet halls and other makeshift shelters. The Consulate General of India’s Atlanta office led the efforts, tweeting and co-ordinating with community leaders
More than 400 homes in Orlando are ready to provide shelter to those evacuating. Sriram +1703-829-6064 can be contacted. – Twitter @CGIAtlanta