- Tropical Cyclone Franklin - Aug 2017
- Hurricane Matthew - Sep 2016
- Hurricane Earl - Aug 2016
- Belize: Floods - Oct 2015
- Caribbean: Drought - 2015-2017
- Tropical Storm Ernesto - Aug 2012
- Tropical Storm Harvey - Aug 2011
- Hurricane Richard - Oct 2010
- Hurricane Paula - Oct 2010
- Tropical Storm Matthew - Sep 2010
CHURCH WORLD SERVICE EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAM
SITUATION: Heavy rains from a recent tropical depression have caused flooding in the Central American nations of Honduras, Costa Rica, Belize, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala. Among the worst-affected nations is Honduras, where the government declared a state of national emergency on 23 October; some 193,000 persons there have been affected by the floods and 23 people have died as a result.
SITUATION: Hurricane Dean, hitting the Mexican coast as a Category-5 hurricane yesterday, has been downgraded to a Category-1 storm as it crosses the Yucatan peninsula, though it is expected to strengthen as it crosses the Gulf of Mexico.
In its wake, Dean has toppled hundreds of homes and trees in Mexico and neighboring Belize, as well as causing damage in St. Lucia, Dominica, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Martinique.
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SITUATION: Winds and rains from Hurricane Keith, a category 3 hurricane, pounded the Caribbean coast of Belize today, causing flooding in coastal areas. Belize City, the nation's largest city, was reported flooded and without power, Reuters reported.