TheLocal news sources claim that the arrival of two planes of migrants was sent by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis He caused chaos in the wealthy liberal society Martha’s Vineyard.
On Thursday, the famous Massachusetts island received some 50 immigrantscreating what the local tourism board called a “humanitarian crisis”.
“This is an ongoing situation,” the county emergency management delegate wrote in a statement, noting that local authorities are “actively collaborating to develop a coordinated regional response.
“We have reached out to our state and federal partners for additional, long-term support and assistance.”
Politicians in the region got acquainted with the newcomers in a West Tisbury اختيار Selection Board Wednesday evening meeting, when City Manager Jennifer Rand He claimed to have received “angry letters” from local residents, he reported MV Times.
“I’m a little unclear about the situation, as with everyone, because everyone is scrambling a little bit,” Rand said.
Rand claimed that the refugees were on their way to St Andrews Church in Edgartown Temporary shelter may be provided in the “Ag Hall” in Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Association.
She added that feeding refugees can also be difficult because Red Cross Martha’s Vineyard Wasn’t “cooperative” in the official reply so wouldn’t last long since there were no beds or bathrooms.
Chaos at Martha’s Vineyards
The Red Cross said it was “in contact with the local emergency department, and although we have not yet been asked to provide any local support, we are ready to do so.” In a prepared statement on Thursday.
Martha’s Vineyard Homeless Shelter Coordinator, Lisa Belcastro Temporary housing for immigrants has been described as a “temporary solution”. She stated that eventually they would have to be moved.
According to Belcastro, they eventually need to move from this place to another. “We cannot, and do not have, services to care for 50 immigrants.”
She pointed out that the island is already suffering from a shortage of housing. “We are in a housing crisis like we are on this island,” Belcastro said. “So we can’t, we can’t, house everyone who lives here and works here.”
according to Beth FulcarelliAnd the CEO of Community Services Martha’s VineyardShe told the Guardian newspaper that the migrants “came with files with a brochure containing our information”. Vineyard Gazette.
“We don’t have refugee services, and I had no idea any of this,” she said. “I only found out because someone gave me his folder.”