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04 Sep 2007 description

Silver Spring, Maryland-With Hurricane Felix bearing down on Central America, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is prepared to respond. ADRA offices in Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, and Mexico are positioned and ready to provide immediate emergency and recovery relief to storm-affected communities.

Following on the heels of Hurricane Dean, Hurricane Felix is the second category five hurricane to hit the region in two weeks.

04 Sep 2007 description

The Situation

Hurricane Felix made landfall near Punta Gorda, in northeastern Nicaragua early this morning, the second hurricane this season to make landfall at category five.

31 Aug 2007 description

The Situation:

Hurricane Dean, the first hurricane of the 2007 Atlantic season, entered the eastern Caribbean on Friday, August 17, bringing torrential downpours and intense winds to the islands of St. Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, and Guadalupe.

Over the weekend, the hurricane intensified, hitting southern Haiti and the island of Jamaica, damaging rooftops and flooding streets.

A state of emergency was issued in Jamaica after Hurricane Dean's category four winds pummeled the southern coast late Sunday, August 19.

Jamaican authorities estimate that Hurricane Dean has …

22 Oct 2001 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) continues to help those hit hardest by Hurricane Iris on October 8.