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Many Indian-Americans stay put in Florida despite evacuation warnings

| | Washington | in Sunday Pioneer

A large number of Indian-Americans in Florida have decided to stay back despite US officials calling for a mandatory evacuation ahead of hurricane Irma’s landfall on the coastal parts of the state. As hurricane Irma barrelled towards Florida, Indian-Americans, who own a large number of hotels in Florida, have opened up their properties for people in need, so have temples and community places, with Indian non-profit organisations like Sewa preparing to provide food and necessary essentials to those effected by the storm. “We have put the shutters, made all the precautions for any onslaught of the hurricane, because we have gone through these types of hurricanes every two years, so we know how to prepare,” said Vivek Swaroop, who has his own consultancy business in Fort Lauderdale area. 

 
 
 
 
 

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