An Edinburgh man has sold all his belongings to travel the world – helping those affected by natural and man-made disasters.

Hamish Urquhart, 26, who worked as a bartender, left with his tool bag to help people hit by tornadoes, hurricanes, and flash floods across the world.

At the start of the year, Hamish was in Poland where he spent a month reconstructing abandoned soviet homes for Ukrainian refugees.

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Hamish, who lived in Dalry, is currently constructing homes on Florida’s west coast, where Hurricane Ian displaced tens of thousands of Americans in 2022

Hamish is currently in Florida (Image: Edinburgh Live )

The hurricane claimed the lives of 161 innocent people with some sources claiming over $65 billion worth of damage was caused by the horrific disaster to properties in only one week.

Speaking from a building site at Fort Myers, Hamish said: “I really needed a change from just working as a barman and I wanted to make a difference by helping people who had been by no fault of their own affected by disasters.

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