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05 Oct 1998 description
report World Vision

"In the wake of Hurricane Georges, our aid workers in the Caribbean are assessing devastating damage across the island from the Dominican Republic's capital Santo Domingo to rural Cap-Haitian on Haiti's coast," says World Vision President Dave Toycen. World Vision is preparing an emergency relief response.

04 Oct 1998 description


Appeal Target : US$ 920,135
Geneva, October 4, 1998

Dear Colleagues,

02 Oct 1998 description

This report includes: A) Caribbean - Hurricane Georges: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis B) Bangladesh C) FR Yugoslavia and region: Kosovo crisis D) Afghanistan E) Central and East Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Burundi.

02 Oct 1998 description

THIS APPEAL SEEKS CHF 10,221,000 IN CASH, KIND AND SERVICES TO ASSIST 272,500 BENEFICIARIES FOR 6 MONTHS

02 Oct 1998 description

EMERGENCY APPEAL: HURRICANE GEORGES
EMERGENCY ACCOUNT #976234 for $50,000
Signed by the Rev. Dr. Rodney Page, CWS Executive Director
Oct. 2, 1998

SITUATION: As assessments continue, it now appears that damage on Puerto

02 Oct 1998 description

Ref: OCHAGVA - 98/0301
Hurricane Georges
The Caribbean
Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic
OCHA Geneva Situation Report No. 6

01 Oct 1998 description
report InterAction

The following InterAction members have reported that they are accepting contributions for assistance they or their local affiliates are providing to victims of Hurricane Georges.
Adventist Development And Relief Agency
International (ADRA)
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Telephone: 301-680-6380

American Friends Service Committee
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Telephone: 215-241-7150

American Jewish World Service
989 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10018

01 Oct 1998 description
report Christian Aid

The devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Georges has left an estimated 500 people dead, hundreds missing and thousands of families homeless in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The lack of fresh drinking water and the destruction of the already limited sewerage system is causing mosquito infestation, diarrhoea and dengue fever, and most areas are without electricity.

01 Oct 1998 description

Had Hurricane Georges done proportionately as much damage in the United States as it did in the Dominican Republic, more than 7,000 people would be dead and millions homeless. This is the awesome scale of the problem which is now facing the government of the DR, the country's Red Cross society, the Federation's Caribbean regional delegation (based in the capital, Santo Domingo) and other aid agencies. The NS is now mounting what is thought to be the biggest relief effort in Red Cross history in the Caribbean.

01 Oct 1998 description

BACKGROUND:

Hurricane Georges traveled through the eastern part of the Caribbean during the evening of September 20 and the morning of September 21, causing loss of life and damage to St. Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda. Continuing on its path across the Caribbean, Georges then struck the Dominican Republic and Haiti on September 22, causing additional fatalities and extensive damage.

Eastern Caribbean:

St. Kitts and Nevis: In St. Kitts, there are five confirmed deaths as a result of Hurricane Georges. According to a preliminary damage assessment conducted by the St.

30 Sep 1998 description

SANTO DOMINGO -- Today, a U.S. delegation, headed by USAID Administrator J. Brian Atwood, President Clinton's Special Coordinator for Foreign Disasters and Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Andrew M. Cuomo, arrived in the Dominican Republic and Haiti to survey relief efforts and announce additional recovery support to help mitigate damage caused by Hurricane Georges.

30 Sep 1998 description

NEW YORK - As flood waters start to recede in the Caribbean, agencies are gearing up for what is expected to be one of the largest relief efforts in years.

The American Red Cross, for instance, is expecting this campaign's aid to exceed what it gave after hurricane Hugo in 1989 - $48 million.

The Red Cross's priority is to make sure people have secure shelter and sanitary meals.

30 Sep 1998 description

BACKGROUND:

Hurricane Georges traveled through the eastern part of the Caribbean during the evening of September 20 and the morning of September 21, causing loss of life and damage to St. Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda. Continuing on its path across the Caribbean, Georges then struck the Dominican Republic and Haiti on September 22, causing additional fatalities and extensive damage.

Eastern Caribbean:

St. Kitts and Nevis: In St. Kitts, there are five confirmed deaths as a result of Hurricane Georges. According to a preliminary damage assessment conducted by the St.

30 Sep 1998 description
report CARE

In the aftermath of Hurricane Georges, CARE is increasing its food distribution and humanitarian efforts in Haiti. CARE Country Director Tom Friedeberg said flooding in Gonaives, Haiti's second largest city, seems to be the most severe problem. Throughout the Artibonite region, flooding has left some Haitians homeless, water sources contaminated, drainage canals blocked and trash scattered everywhere.

30 Sep 1998 description
report World Vision

Aid to Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and U.S. Gulf states

29 Sep 1998 description

U.S. Agency for International Development
Bureau for Humanitarian Response (BHR)

29 Sep 1998 description

Ref: OCHAGVA - 98/0299
Hurricane Georges
The Caribbean
Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba
OCHA Geneva Situation Report No. 5

28 Sep 1998 description

U.S. Agency for International Development
Bureau for Humanitarian Response (BHR)

28 Sep 1998 description

Ottawa - L'honorable Diane Marleau, Ministre de la Coopération internationale et Ministre responsable de la Francophonie, a annoncé aujourd'hui que le Canada fournira une aide humanitaire aux victimes de l'ouragan Georges dans les Caraïbes.