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30 Oct 2008 description

This situation report is based on information received from, the UN Emergency Technical Team (UNETT) in the affected countries, the Regional Office in Panama and the National Hurricane Centre.

HIGHLIGHTS

- The Emergency Relief Coordinator John Holmes visited Haiti on 23 and 24 October.

23 Oct 2008 description

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent response to emergencies.

22 Oct 2008 description

This situation report is based on information received from, the UN Emergency Technical Team (UNETT) in the affected countries, the Regional Office in Panama and the National Hurricane Centre. This situation report covers the effects of storms and Hurricanes "Gustav", "Ike" and "Omar" in the Caribbean.

HIGHLIGHTS

- The Emergency Relief Coordinator, John Holmes, will visit Haiti on 23-24 October to review the response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the storms and hurricanes that hit the country.

- Shelter material is still a priority as well as …

16 Oct 2008 description

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WTNT35 KNHC 160848
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BULLETIN
HURRICANE OMAR ADVISORY NUMBER 12
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL152008

16 Oct 2008 description

By CDERA

Bridgetown, Barbados October 16, 2008 (CDERA)- Late yesterday, October 15, into this morning Thursday, October 16, 2008, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands(BVI), Montserrat, Saint Kitts & Nevis and were impacted by a Category Three Hurricane Omar.

At 11:00am AST today, the centre of Hurricane Omar was situated at latitude 20.2 north, longitude 61.3 west, or about 180 miles (290 km) north east of the Northern Leeward Islands. All warnings for St.

16 Oct 2008 description

This situation report is based on information received from, the UN Emergency Technical Team (UNETT) in the affected countries, the Regional Office in Panama and the National Hurricane Centre. This situation report covers the effects of storms and Hurricanes "Gustav", "Ike" and "Omar" in the Caribbean.

HIGHLIGHTS

- The 15th tropical depression of the season has transformed into Hurricane Omar affecting, as a category three hurricane, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, and Saint Kitts and Nevis.

16 Oct 2008 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only. Hurricane Omar formed on 16 October causing heavy rain and flooding in several Caribbean Islands including Antigua, St.

15 Oct 2008 description

THE EVENT:

At 2:00pm EDT today, Wed October 15, 2008, Hurricane Omar is strengthening over the north eastern Caribbean Sea and is expected to move through the Northern Leeward Islands late tonight and early Thursday. A Hurricane Warning was issued for Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands. A Hurricane Watch is now in effect for St. Kitts and Nevis. A Tropical Storm Warning has also been issued for Antigua and Barbuda and Montserrat.

A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected within the warning area within 24 hours.

15 Oct 2008 description

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BULLETIN
HURRICANE OMAR ADVISORY NUMBER 11
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL152008

15 Oct 2008 description

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WTNT35 KNHC 151449
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BULLETIN
HURRICANE OMAR ADVISORY NUMBER 9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL152008

15 Oct 2008 description

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WTNT35 KNHC 152044
TCPAT5
BULLETIN
HURRICANE OMAR ADVISORY NUMBER 10
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL152008