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24 Sep 1998 description

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) staff and volunteers are supplying relief support following Hurricane Georges wreckage to the northern coast of Haiti on Tuesday evening, September 22.

24 Sep 1998 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

BUREAU FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE (BHR)

24 Sep 1998 description

PAHO responds to countries affected by Hurricane Georges, makes appeal for emergency funds for Haiti and Dominican Republic

24 Sep 1998 description

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The death toll from Hurricane Georges' Caribbean rampage rose to at least 108 on Wednesday when Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez announced 70 people were killed in his country.

"The president spoke to the nation at 10:45 this evening (0245 GMT Thursday) and confirmed that there are now 70 dead and 100,000 homeless," said Angel Barriuso, editor of the daily newspaper Hoy.

In Haiti, authorities had begun to assess the storm's grim toll in the impoverished country, confirming 27 fatalities.

But that …

24 Sep 1998 description

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WTNT32 KNHC 241144
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HURRICANE GEORGES INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 36A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
8 AM EDT THU SEP 24 1998

...GEORGES STILL OVER EASTERN CUBA...

24 Sep 1998 description

GENEVA, Sept 24 (Reuters) - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies on Thursday appealed for 2.4 million swiss francs ($1.7 million) to provide disaster relief to Caribbean islands hit by deadly Hurricane Georges.

The Federation said in a statement it was sending seven relief and logistics experts to aid the national Red Cross societies in the region to assess needs.

Hurricane Georges, on a four-day rampage westward across the Caribbean, has killed at least 108 people, including 70 in the Dominican Republic.

23 Sep 1998 description
report MAP International

MAP International is delivering 12,780 pounds of medical relief aid to the victims of Hurricane Georges in Haiti.

23 Sep 1998 description

THIS PRELIMINARY APPEAL SEEKS CHF 2,400,000 IN CASH, KIND AND SERVICES

23 Sep 1998 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 98/0293
Hurricane Georges
The Caribbean
Dominican Republic, Antigua and Barbuda and St. Kitts and Nevis
OCHA Geneva Situation Report No. 3

23 Sep 1998 description

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HURRICANE GEORGES INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 32A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
8 AM EDT WED SEP 23 1998

...GEORGES MOVING OVER THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...

22 Sep 1998 description

22/9/98; RECEIVED AT 12:22 P.M

22 Sep 1998 description

A severe hurricane is battering the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico and is reported to have killed at least three people.

The storm, codenamed 'Hurricane George', is expected to hit the Dominican Republic and parts of Haiti later today.

Hurricane George is leaving a trail of destruction in its march across the Caribbean.

Winds gusting up to 180 kilometres per hour roared through the Leewood and Virgin Islands, toppling power lines, mangling trees and blowing away roofs.

It was a similar story in Puerto Rico, where thousands of people boarded up their houses and shops …

22 Sep 1998 description

WASHINGTON September 22, 1998 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), island officials and other federal agencies are beginning a recovery effort in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following damage left overnight by Hurricane Georges. Emergency declarations signed yesterday provide federal funding for recovery efforts even before disaster assessments are made.

Hurricane Georges, a strong Category II storm, made landfall on the U.S.

22 Sep 1998 description

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HURRICANE GEORGES ADVISORY NUMBER 30
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
5 PM EDT TUE SEP 22 1998

...GEORGES BATTERING HISPANIOLA...THREATENS CUBA...THE BAHAMAS AND
SOUTH FLORIDA...

HURRICANE WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

22 Sep 1998 description

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HURRICANE GEORGES INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 28A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
7 AM AST TUE SEP 22 1998

...DANGEROUS HURRICANE GEORGES STILL POUNDING PUERTO RICO AND
HURRICANE CONDITIONS SPREADING OVER THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE

02 May 1995 description
report GOAL

GOAL is poised to sign one of the biggest contracts ever by an Irish implementing NGO, with the US Government, for its humanitarian activities in Haiti.

The Irish agency has agreed a $11million plus arrangement with USAID for a programme, the main elements of which are the building of 4,000 transitional dwellings and several hundred latrine and sanitation blocks.

In addition, GOAL last week completed a $9million food distribution contract with the World Food Programme of the United Nations.