The Climate Conscious Podcast

Stories from La Soufriere Part 1

April 21, 2021 Derval Barzey / Franziska Elmer Season 3 Episode 22
The Climate Conscious Podcast
Stories from La Soufriere Part 1
Show Notes

Today is the one year anniversary of The Climate Conscious Podcast. We partnered with the Sargassum Podcast to amplify the voices of those affected by the eruption of the La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent. La Soufriere volcano first erupted on April 09, 2021.

Hosts: Derval Barzey (The Climate Conscious Podcast), Franziska Elmer and Robby Thigpen (Sargassum Podcast) interviewed Melissa de Freitas, Maxine Trotman and Tessa Davy. Melissa is a Geophysicist working as Energy Officer at the Energy Unit of the Government of St. Vicent. Maxine currently lives in Atlanta Georgia and organizes relief effort from there and Tessa is a retired healthcare professional and is currently on St. Vincent for her tourism related work. Melissa and Tessa share their experience of the volcanic eruptions.  Maxine shares her work mobilizing relief for st. Vincent.

We encourage you to use the channels accessible to you to support the recovery efforts for St. Vincent.

Ways to donate:

Non profit Constructive Solution Inc., which is coordinating immediate distribution to affected citizens in St. Vincent: https://tinyurl.com/7pkypx8c​

Bank transfer to Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Account General-Disaster Relief fund: www.gov.vc


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