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The United Nations launched a US$29.2 million initiative to aid the Caribbean island's recovery, but only US$9 million has been raised so far.
The United Nations Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Didier Trebucq made a call to join efforts for the recovery of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines since a UN funding appeal has just only reached 31 percent of its goal.
— Embajada de México en Santa Lucía (@EmbamexSL)
June 2, 2021
In May, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves thanked the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for a US$3.8 million donation to advance in the humanitarian response.
He also appreciated regional leaders and organizations' solidarity, such as the "Simon Bolivar" humanitarian Task Force sent by the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA-TCP).
On April 9, the La Soufriere volcano erupted after remaining silent for almost 42 years. At least 12,700 people were displaced towards provisional shelters.
#FromTheSouth News Bit | Saint Vincent and the Grenadines' authorities continue the distribution of humanitarian aid to shelters and areas affected by the eruption of la Soufriere volcano. pic.twitter.com/qkvQmIpe0G