Following the passage of Hurricane Felix
through Central America, the Nicaraguan Government reports that the hardest
hit area has been the north-western region, namely the North Atlantic Autonomous
Initial reports in Nicaragua point to
40 confirmed dead, 200 others missing and 50,000 displaced from heir homes.
According to an initial government assessment in the region, there is a
need for international assistance to rebuild more than 10,000 homes.The
Government has put forth the preliminary sum of US$26 million; it says