Mormons in Florida Brace for Irma—While Saints in Puerto Rico Recover from Massive Storm

by | Sep. 08, 2017

Mormon Life

As Irma approaches Florida, here are some of the ways members there are preparing, as well as how members in Puerto Rico are recuperating after the hurricane. 

Matthew Davis is a South Carolina native and a Miami resident — so he’s a seasoned veteran of hurricane prep.

The leader of the Miami Florida Stake was darting about his home and neighborhood Friday morning taking care of a few final chores prior to Hurricane Irma’s expected — yet entirely unwanted — arrival.

“We’re doing pretty good,” said President Davis, who lives in the El Portal neighborhood near downtown Miami. “Many of our members have evacuated, and those of us who are staying are helping each other get ready."

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