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Cuba + 1 other
Caribbean - Tropical Storm Lili OCHA Situation Report No. 7

Ref: OCHA/GVA 2002/0207
OCHA Situation Report No. 7
Hurricane Lili - The Caribbean
1 October 2002

This message is not an official hurricane warning or alert for any country.

1. The National Weather Center in Miami reports that at 15:00 GMT today, Hurricane Lili struck western Cuba. Lili was located near latitude 21.8 north, longitude 83.7 west, or about 35 km east-southeast of Cabo Frances in western Cuba. This position is also about 185 km southwest of Havana, Cuba. Maximum sustained winds have increased

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Hurricane threat in Haiti diminishes

Report
World Vision
According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Tropical Storm Lili has slowed down to a Tropical Wave, greatly diminishing the threat of turning into a hurricane and thrashing the south coast of Haiti.
While the possibility of Tropical Storm Lili gathering force remains, the greatest concern is now whether vulnerable areas in the southern part of the country will experience heavy rainfall and subsequent damage to housing.

The Government of Haiti has lifted a general alert but has told communities at risk to prepare for a possible

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Afghanistan + 28 others
WFP Emergency Report No. 39 of 2002


This report includes:
(A) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea

(B) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi, (4) Mozambique, (5) Zambia, (6) Zimbabwe, (7) Swaziland, (8) Ethiopia, (9) Sudan, (10) Uganda, (11) Burundi

(C) West Africa Region: (1) Sierra Leone (2) Guinea (3) Mauritania

(D) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola

(E) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran

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Cuba + 4 others
Tropical Storm Isidore makes landfall on US Gulf coast

by Patrick Moser

MIAMI, Florida, Sept 26 (AFP) - Tropical Storm Isidore made landfall on the coast of Louisiana and Mississippi early Thursday, as local residents battened down the hatches and struggled to save what they could from floods triggered by torrential downpours.

Bands of rain moving onto New Orleans in the morning dusk lashed city streets that have been emptied by an overnight curfew imposed by local authorities.

Many schools were shut down, coastal areas evacuated and the National Guard was put on the alert in the two

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Tropical storm Lili intermediate advisory No. 20A

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TROPICAL STORM LILI INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 20A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
8 AM AST THU SEP 26 2002

...LILI REMAINS DISORGANIZED...MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN COASTS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND HAITI FROM PUNTA PALENQUE WESTWARD TO TIBURON ON THE WESTERN TIP OF THE TIBURON PENINSULA OF HAITI...AND ALSO FOR JAMAICA.

THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR SOUTHERN HAITI MAY BE UPGRADED TO A TROPICAL STORM WARNING THIS MORNING.

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Cuba + 8 others
ODM-WFP emergency situation report on Latin America & the Caribbean 26 Sep 2002

#38/2002
1. Cuba

Hurricane Isidore

Reporting Period: 09/18 to 09/24/2002

a) Significant Events:

During the week of 16 September, Isidore became the second hurricane to hit the Caribbean this year. Isidore crossed over the Island of Youth and the province of Pinar del Rio on 20 September, causing major flooding and damage.

Approximately 291,987 persons were evacuated of which 31,299 remained in temporary shelters as of 24 September. In the Island of Youth, reports indicate that 756 houses were damaged, of which

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Bermuda + 4 others
USDA: Hurricanes and tropical storms plentiful in Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea


Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division
Foreign Agricultural Service

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Cuba + 5 others
Roundup: Isidore approaching U.S. coastline

Washington/Mexico City (dpa) - The tropical storm Isidore was approaching the southern U.S. coastline late Wednesday, causing flooding and hitting the state of Louisiana with high winds.

Isidore, with winds of 105 kilometres per hour, was travelling north through the Gulf of Mexico at 20 kilometres per hour and was expected to reach the shores of Louisiana by 6 a.m. Thursday morning, CNN reported.

Thousands of residents were being evacuated. Winds must reach 120 kilometres an hour to register as a category one hurricane,

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Barbados + 2 others
Tropical Storm Lili loses punch in Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Lili weakened rapidly on Tuesday as it marched through the eastern Caribbean on a course for Haiti on the island of Hispaniola.

In Barbados, hit by Lili on Monday, officials said 139 homes were badly damaged. Some parts of the island of about 275,000 people were still without electric power or telephone service, and fallen tree branches and debris littered the streets of the capital, Bridgetown.

Lili, the 12th tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season that runs from June to November, lost much of

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Bahamas + 4 others
Four die on St. Vincent in landslide caused by Tropical Storm Lili

Mexico City (dpa) - Tropical Storm Lili has killed at least four people on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, the Caribbean news agency CMC reported Tuesday.

The deaths of a 29-year-old woman and her three children in a landslide brought to seven the number of people killed in storms this week in the Caribbean. At least three people also died in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula as Hurricane Isidore swept through Sunday and Monday.

On St. Vincent, an island about 750 kilometres southeast of Puerto Rico, emergency workers held out hope that a fifth

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Barbados + 6 others
Caribbean: Tropical storm Lili Information Bulletin No. 01/02

This Information Bulletin is for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time. Based on further updates and details from assessment reports, or should the situation deteriorate, the Federation will consider international support through an Appeal
The Situation

Tropical Storm Lili is currently progressing west-northwest over the eastern Caribbean Sea, heading towards the island of Hispaniola. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 kmh) with higher