Father Padilla: Moroccans Need Food, Water, and Generators

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Rescuers in Morocco are searching for survivors of a powerful earthquake that leveled entire villages.

The death toll is nearing 3,000 and thousands more are still missing.

Father Oscar Arturo García Padilla, the director of Caritas in the Archdiocese of Rabat, Morocco, is leading the rescue team.

Father Padilla spoke with Currents News about the disaster, what is needed now, and what was going through his mind when the 6.8 magnitude quake hit.

If you’d like to help the earthquake relief effort in Morocco, go to Caritas.org and click on the donate button.