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The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is accepting donations to support the needs of the people affected by St. Vincent volcano eruption.

According to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), an estimated 20,000 people are displaced, including many women and children. As PWRDF reports citing CDEMA, 85 shelters in St. Vincent are housing 3,586 people. Many evacuees are sheltering with friends and relatives.

Volcanic activity began on April 2 in St. Vincent and still continues, affecting the neighbouring islands.

If you are able to support the needs of the people coping with displacement due to the volcanic eruption, please go to and click on Emergency Response, or click here, then add “Volcano relief in St. Vincent” to the notes section. You may also call Donor Relations Officer Mike Ziemerink at 416-822-9083, leave a voicemail toll free at 1-866-308-7973 or send a cheque with a memo “Volcano relief in St. Vincent” to 80 Hayden St. Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 3G2.