NASW Maryland statement on Francis Scott Key Bridge Disaster

Mar 27, 2024

Our hearts ache for the families of the six individuals still missing in the aftermath of the tragic collision involving the Dali cargo ship and the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on Tuesday around 1:30am. Despite challenging conditions, search and recovery operations persist, reflecting the resilience and dedication of first responders. We extend our deepest condolences to all affected by this devastating event.

As investigations continue and the city remains in a state of emergency, it is crucial to prioritize support for impacted communities and ensure comprehensive recovery efforts. We stand in solidarity with those affected, including the families of the missing and rescued. Our thoughts are with the entire community during this difficult time.

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