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21 Dec 1999 description

Overview of Current Situation

As a result of Hurricane Lenny, assessments indicate that the vast majority of the damage was to infrastructure and the environment, especially coastal roads, sea defenses, docks, and beaches. The widespread destruction in the Eastern Caribbean has negatively impacted numerous industries, including agriculture, fishing, natural resources management, and tourism. The humanitarian needs are not overwhelming and primarily consist of relief supplies and assistance for persons who lost their homes.

09 Dec 1999 description

THIS APPEAL SEEKS CHF 802,000 IN CASH, KIND AND SERVICES TO ASSIST 4,700 BENEFICIARIES FOR 2 MONTHS

06 Dec 1999 description

Overview of Current Situation

  • As a result of Hurricane Lenny, assessments indicate that the vast majority of the damage was to infrastructure and the environment, especially coastal roads, sea defenses, docks, and beaches. The widespread destruction in the Eastern Caribbean has negatively impacted numerous industries, including agriculture, fishing, natural resources management, and tourism. The humanitarian needs are not overwhelming and primarily consist of relief supplies and assistance for persons who lost their homes.
03 Dec 1999 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 99/0244
Hurricane Lenny - Caribbean Region
OCHA Situation Report No. 8

30 Nov 1999 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA 99/0240
Hurricane Lenny - Caribbean Region
OCHA Situation Report No.7

25 Nov 1999 description

DAMAGE ASSESSMENT TEAMS AT WORK IN AFFECTED STATES

1.0 INTRODUCTION

Following on the decision to assist countries in expediting their respective damage assessment process, Regional Teams have been deployed to the affected States. Funding for this effort was made possible by the Eastern Caribbean Donors Group as provided for in their Operations Order.

25 Nov 1999 description

Caribbean:
Hurricane Lenny
25 November 1999
Information Bulletin N=B0 4

23 Nov 1999 description

Hurricane Lenny Caribbean Region
OCHA Situation Report No.6
23 November 1999

23 Nov 1999 description

Storm Track

  • The National Hurricane Center released its last public advisory concerning Tropical Storm Lenny at 4:00 p.m. EST on Sunday, November 21, 1999. At that time, the storm had been downgraded to a tropical depression with maximum sustained winds of 30 MPH and higher gusts in a few squalls to the east of the depression's center.
21 Nov 1999 description

569 - WTNT31 KNHC 212038 -TCPAT1BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION LENNY ADVISORY NUMBER 34
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
5 PM AST SUN NOV 21 1999

...LENNY WEAKENING...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY...

AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF THE TROPICAL DEPRESSION WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 56.1 WEST OR ABOUT 370 MILES...595 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 13 MPH ...20 KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY.

20 Nov 1999 description

Issued: 20 November 1999

Region Responds to Islands affected by Hurricane Lenny

INTRODUCTION

Whilst Hurricane Lenny continues to adversely affect the Eastern Caribbean, Countries have begun the tedious process of assessing damage and restoring normalcy whilst remaining vigilant for any further disruptions from this very unpredictable storm system.

19 Nov 1999 description

By Carol Bareuther

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Deadly Hurricane Lenny on Friday swept its powerful winds and torrential rains through the fragile Leeward Islands in the northeastern Caribbean.

The unusual west-to-east moving storm left a path of death and destruction in the region, churning up waves that smashed boats, washed away roads, scattered debris, tore at hotels and slid coastal homes into the water.

19 Nov 1999 description

041- WTNT31 KNHC 190833 - TCPAT1 BULLETIN
HURRICANE LENNY ADVISORY NUMBER 24
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

19 Nov 1999 description

OCHA-GVA - 0229
Hurricane Lenny - Caribbean Region
OCHA Situation Report No. 5

18 Nov 1999 description

By Carol Bareuther

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Hurricane Lenny battered the fragile islands of the northeast Caribbean early on Thursday with ferocious winds near 145 mph (230 kph) and monstrous waves that smashed fishing fleets and washed coastal homes into the sea.

Lenny scored a direct hit on St. Croix, one of three isles that make up the U.S. Virgin Islands. Many of St. Croix's 55,000 residents were caught off guard Wednesday by the storm's rapid strengthening, said John Stout, a professor at the University of the Virgin Islands in St.

18 Nov 1999 description

419 - WTNT31 KNHC 180853 COR - TCPAT1
BULLETIN
HURRICANE LENNY ADVISORY NUMBER 20
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

18 Nov 1999 description

821 - WTNT31 KNHC 181651 - TCPAT1
BULLETIN
HURRICANE LENNY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 21A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

18 Nov 1999 description

ALERT
Caribbean: Hurricane Lenny
November 18 1999