How to help Guatemala recover from volcano

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An abandoned car rests atop debris Wednesday in El Rodeo, Guatemala, after the volcano's eruption.

CNN  — 

The eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala has claimed more than 90 lives. And nearly 200 people remain missing in villages buried by thick ash, debris and pyroclastic flow.

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Recovery workers face extreme heat, choking dust and other extreme conditions as they search for signs of life.

And renewed seismic activity has hinted that the disaster might not be over.

New flows are coming from the volcano, placing more villages in danger and dispersing additional curtains of ash into the wind.

Heavy rains are adding to the danger, mixing with the ash to create potential mudslides, flooding and acid rain.

Individual crowdsourcing campaigns are being launched to help volcano victims. The following have been verified by GoFundMe:

The Eruption Guatemala Longterm Aid fund has put together a support plan working with 3 organizations to provide water filters, eco-stoves and new housing.

The Fuego Eruption Emergency Relief fund is raising money to help affected families with immediate needs and future rebuilding. Donations wlll be dispersed through the Foundation Vamos Adelante.

Helping Gautemalan Volcano Victims fund is planning to provide aid through a partnership with the national co-op credit union federation MiCoope and their national fundraising campaign.

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