Netherlands Antilles (The Netherlands)
In recent years we have begun working closely with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) to help prepare for and respond to disasters and emergencies in the Caribbean region. We collaborated around the responses to Hurricane Matthew in 2016, Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 and last week’s Tropical Storms.
Isaac now moving away from the Lesser Antilles
Winds 40 MPH
Speed 16 MPH
Longitude 14.9 North
Latitude 63.2 West
Since Hurricane Irma made landfall, Direct Relief has delivered nearly $40 million in medical aid to 63 partner healthcare facilities located throughout the Caribbean and southeastern U.S.
By Susan Fowler
Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, ripped through the Caribbean with Category 5 strength.
Sustained winds as high as 185 mph caused catastrophic damage to numerous island nations as the storm continued toward the U.S. mainland.
Caribe, 29 de Septiembre 2016
Fuente: Diario Libre
El Centro Nacional de Huracanes de los Estados Unidos informó este jueves que Matthew se fortaleció en un huracán categoría 1, con vientos sostenidos de 120 kilómetros por hora y avanza a 28 kilómetros por hora.