Catholic agency offers help after ‘heartbreaking’ collapse of building

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MIAMI BEACH — Staff members with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami were on location and developing a response strategy June 24 near the stunning wreckage of a partially collapsed beachfront high-rise apartment building. As of early June 25, some 159 people who lived in the 12-story building remained unaccounted for, according to local law enforcement officials. Speaking by phone from the temporary reunification center for family, friends and displaced residents desperate for information about the collapsed Champlain Towers Condo in the beach town of Surfside, a senior director of community based services for Miami Catholic Charities said she arrived at the “ground zero” site the afternoon the collapse.

Catholic agency offers help after ‘heartbreaking’ collapse of building

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