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Youth in Jamaica Help Disaster Survivors Rebuild Their Lives [Video]

October 30, 2014 by Jim Stipe

A youth program in Jamaica called St. Patrick’s Rangers enables teens to give back to their community by helping neighbors prepare for hurricanes and other natural disasters before they strike, and also helping families rebuild after a disaster happens. Run by Catholic Relief Services and the St. Patrick Foundation, with generous funding from USAID, the program is making a real difference in people’s lives. This video tells the story of a man named Bull, who lost everything in Hurricane Ivan.

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One year after devastating super typhoon, Philippines approves rebuilding plan

MANILA, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Almost a year after a super typhoon devastated wide areas of the central Philippines killing thousands, President Benigno Aquino only this week approved a $3.74 billion master plan to rebuild housing, social services and public infrastructure.

Typhoon Haiyan wiped out or damaged practically everything in its path as it swept ashore on Nov. 8, 2013, with seven-metre storm surges destroying around 90 percent of the city of Tacloban in Leyte province.

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Cyclone Nilofar weakens further but Gujarat remains on alert

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Times of India

TNN | Oct 30, 2014, 02.47 AM IST

AHMEDABAD/ RAJKOT: Cyclone Nilofar further weakened on Wednesday and is expected to cross the Gujarat coast near Naliya between Friday night and early hours of Saturday as a marginal cyclonic storm that will pack winds gusting at 60-70 kmph.

"Light to moderate rains will occur in Kutch and Saurashtra on Thursday while heavy and very heavy rains will occur at isolated places in this region on Saturday and Sunday," said additional director of India Meteorological Department, Ahmedabad, Manorama Mohanty.

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Tropical Cyclone 04A (NILOFAR) in Arabian Sea, 28 October 2014

Pakistan Meteorological Department has issued a Cyclone Advisory-5 dated 28th October, 2014 1800 hours relating to Tropical Cyclone formation named "NILOFAR" in Arabian Sea, which is reproduced as under:

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India + 1 other
India shifts thousands ahead of cyclone, Pakistan on alert

Nilofar - listed as a "very severe cyclonic storm" by Indian weather officials - is barrelling across the Arabian Sea packing winds of up to 220 kilometres an hour.

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Informe de situación: Tormenta Hanna

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Informa el Señor Cesar López, Cordinador de Defnsa Civl Regional, que la brigad de valución de daños ynecsidaes que partió hace una seman haci los municpios deWaspam, Prinzapolka yRio Ulan regresaron eldía sábado 25de octubre y todaví están procesando las informaciones de la emrgencia por intesa luvias en eso municpios. Se vistaron 32 comunidaes de Prinzapolka y 25 de Waspam, las comunidaes más afectads on las de río abjo. Se informa que se ha tendio afectados con agua, medicamentos y alimentos, aunque no se ha cubierto la necesidad demanda.

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India + 1 other
U.S. To Contribute $100,000 to Cyclone Hudhud Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Kathleen Stephens extended her deepest sympathies on behalf of the American people to the people of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha who have been affected by recent Cyclone Hudhud, especially the dozens of families who have lost their loved ones. Ambassador Stephens, in coordination with central and state authorities, announced that the United States will provide $100,000 to Plan India through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to assist those affected by the disaster.

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Nilofar intensifies into ‘very severe’ cyclone

By Agencies | Syed Ali Shah

KARACHI: Cyclone Nilofar in the Arabian Sea has intensified into a 'very severe' tropical cyclone, said the Pakistan Meteorological Department.

Section 144, which prohibits bathing in the sea, has been imposed in the coastal areas including Karachi and Badin.

Speaking to the media, Chief Meteorologist Tauseef Alam said the cyclone is currently 1,100 kilometers away from Karachi.

He said the cyclone will start moving towards the north-west and then north-east during the next 12 hours.

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Ibrahim Hyderi fishermen indifferent to cyclone threat

By Saher Baloch

KARACHI: There was an unwavering calm in the coastal area of Ibrahim Hyderi with fishermen at the main dock busy putting away the catch on Tuesday though news reports were coming in from different sources that a cyclone would soon hit the coasts of Pakistan and India.

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World + 49 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 22–28 October

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Boletín No. 046-2014 alerta amarilla en Gracias a Dios y sur de Olancho por Tormenta Tropical Hanna

Boletín de Alerta No. 046-2014

Por Hanna:

ALERTA AMARILLA EN GRACIAS A DIOS Y SUR DE OLANCHO

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Sistema de prevención vigilante ante paso de Hanna

Las autoridades llaman a las familias a mantenerse alertas ante este sistema frontal, cuyo centro tocará tierra en horas de la tarde

El Gobierno Nacional y las instituciones que integran el Sistema Nacional de Prevención, Atención y Mitigación de Desastres se mantienen vigilantes y coordinando esfuerzos pata atender cualquier situación extrema como consecuencia de la tormenta tropical Hanna.

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Tropical Depression Hanna soaks Nicaragua, Honduras

Managua, Nicaragua | AFP | Monday 10/27/2014 - 17:31 GMT

Tropical Depression Hanna on Monday lashed northeastern Nicaragua and eastern Honduras, unleashing heavy rains that US forecasters warned could cause deadly flash-flooding.

Though slightly weaker and downgraded from tropical storm status, Hanna still could drench much of Honduras and northern Nicaragua with up to 15 inches (38 centimeters) of rain, according to the Miami-based National Hurricane Center.

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CCRIF to make first payout on excess rainfall policy to Anguilla after Hurricane Gonzalo rains

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, October 27, 2014 – CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) is preparing to make a payout of approximately half a million US dollars to the Government of Anguilla under its excess rainfall insurance policy, as a result of heavy rains that affected the country during Hurricane Gonzalo. Gonzalo passed directly over Anguilla as a Category 1 hurricane on 13 October 2014, leaving behind flood-damaged buildings and communities in its wake.

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Groundtruthing Open Street Map Damage Assessment Review - Final Assessment Report, April 2014

At 10:00 on 6 November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (named Yolanda locally) entered the Philippines Area of Responsibility (PAR), bringing with it severe damage across the Central Philippines. As of 17 December, the Philippines Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Centre (DROMIC) had reported 1,127,041 houses as having been damaged, of which 548,793 were totally destroyed by the typhoon. These figures were largely estimates, however, based on initial information provided by municipal officials.

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India + 1 other
Cyclone Nilofar due to slam into India, Pakistan

10/27/2014 - 11:32 GMT

Indian officials were preparing Monday to evacuate residents and stockpile food as they braced for another "very severe cyclonic storm" due to slam into the country's west coast and neighbouring Pakistan.

Cyclone Nilofar, building in the Arabian Sea, is due to hit India's Gujarat state and Pakistan's southern coastal areas on Friday morning, the Indian Meterological Department said.

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