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Bill Clinton Launches Hurricane Recovery Initiative in the Caribbean

Former US President Bill Clinton has launched a major recovery effort in the Caribbean, supporting those islands worst affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.

The Clinton Global Initiative Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery will conduct eight unified programs to help Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and Dominica.

“When I went to Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Dominica, I was struck by both the determination and the positive attitude of the people there,” Clinton said a the launch event, affirming a commitment to build stronger, safer, more prosperous, and more resilient communities.

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The program includes the re-planting of trees, the improvement of mental health, solar power for health clinics, and medical supplies for the elderly, among other things.

Matt Kendall

During his 2+ years as Chief Editor at Nearshore Americas, Matt Kendall operated at the heart of both the Nearshore BPO and IT services industries, reporting on the most impactful stories and trends in the sector.

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