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We expect to help provide medicine, temporary and, later, permanent accommodation and then help the fishermen re-establish their businesses.

The first money has gone to providing food parcels. 500 will feed 2,000 people for one day. Of all money we receive, we immediately release it, in rupees, to the local committee.

But one of the best ways anyone can support the local economy is to return to the island as visitors.

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