CHURCH WORLD SERVICE
DEVELOPMENT AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
UPDATED EMERGENCY APPEAL:
HURRICANE SANDY 2012 (CARIBBEAN)
APPEAL # 6766
APPEAL GOAL: $100,000
DECEMBER 12, 2012
SITUATION: Recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy continue in Haiti and Cuba, two countries severely hit by the late October hurricane. Dozens were killed in the Caribbean by the storm, which crippled a number of affected areas. In Cuba, for example, more than 188,000 homes were damaged and the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba was particularly devastated.