Wisconsin natives help with hurricane recovery efforts in Caribbean


GREEN BAY, Wis. – Two people from Wisconsin are doing their part to help hurricane victims in the Caribbean.

NBC26 traveled to the Turks and Caicos islands to see first-hand the devastation and recovery.

The School for Field Studies in South Caicos sustained heavy damage when Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit back in September. Eight months later, two former UW-Madison students are doing their part to rebuild the center they love.

Nick Segel was a long way from Wisconsin when he found himself in the path of a category five hurricane churning towards South Caicos.

“It was, ‘We’ve got to board this place up and get out of here, because it’s going to be serious,’” said…

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