The Fury of Florence: Survivors and Saviors
September 27, 2018
Widely known for their “Southern Hospitality,” North Carolina’s residents received a most unwelcome guest: Hurricane Florence. The Category 4 storm wreaked havoc on entire towns and communities. Affected residents couldn’t fathom the extent of the damages, much less how to recuperate from them. Tzu Chi USA arrived and immediately partnered up with city officials and local volunteers to begin the recovery expedition. This series documents residents’ personal testimonies and their ability—with the help of Tzu Chi USA—to find a silver lining on the storm cloud left behind by Florence.