CRS is collecting for Hurricane Dorian survivors in the Bahamas

An aerial taken Sept. 3 shows devastation after hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas in this still image from video obtained via social media. During Pope Francis' Sept. 4 flight to Maputo, Mozambique, the pontiff asked journalists to pray for victims of Hurricane Dorian, especially in the Bahamas. (CNS photo/Terran Knowles, Our News Bahamas via Reuters)

Catholic Relief Services — the international humanitarian relief and development organization of the U.S. Catholic Church — is organizing a response to the tragedy in the Bahamas.

CRS, along with local partners, is working quickly to assess immediate needs. Donations help bring relief in the form of food, emergency shelter, and safe water  to affected families. People impacted by Hurricane Dorian urgently need your help. To donate, or for more information, visit: Hurricane Dorian support

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Please continue to pray for everyone along the southeast coast as they prepare for Hurricane Dorian.