ASB provides humanitarian aid to those affected by hurricanes ETA and IOTA
ASB allocated a one-month food package to benefit 90 families of people with disabilities in Puerto Cabezas after hurricanes Eta and Iota.
ASB allocated a one-month food package to benefit 90 families of people with disabilities in Puerto Cabezas, in coordination with the Regional Secretariat of Disability of the Regional Government (SERPDIS-GRACCN) and the Nicaraguan Federation of Associations of People with Disabilities (FECONORI), following the passage of hurricanes Eta and Iota.
The basic foodstuffs that were delivered were rice, beans, sugar, oatmeal and oil. Family hygiene products were also delivered, such as laundry soap, bath soap, dish soap and chlorine, along with 20 liter buckets.
Wheelchairs, Canadian type canes, simple umbrella type canes, bath chairs, white canes for blind people and orthopedic walkers for children were also delivered.
The three criteria to be beneficiaries of both aids were: to have at least one family member with a disability, to be families affected by hurricanes Eta and Iota, and to be inhabitants of the municipality of Puerto Cabezas.