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05 Sep 2007 description

Christian Children's Fund continues to closely monitor the recent hurricanes that made landfall in Honduras and Mexico. Updates will be provided on the website when received from the national offices.

Below is an update on the three recent hurricanes.

Hurricane Felix and Honduras: Hurricane Felix, which first made landfall Tuesday morning in Nicaragua as a Category 5, quickly downgraded to a Tropical Storm before hitting Honduras late Tuesday night.

CCF-Honduras' programs did not report any immediate damage as of late Wednesday morning.

24 Aug 2007 description

Hurricane Dean first hit Mexico on Tuesday as a Category 5 hurricane. CCF and program offices began monitoring the storm's path and preparing to take action. No CCF program areas were immediately affected. The storm made landfall in a sparsely populated coastline on the Yucatan Peninsula that had been evacuated.

Hurricane Dean hit Mexico a second time on Wednesday as a Category 2 storm.

CCF-Mexico works in the areas of Puebla and Hidalgo, both of which have been affected by Hurricane Dean.

18 Oct 2005 description

Hurricane Stan brought torrential rain, causing flooding and mudslides throughout Central America and southern Mexico.
CCF-assisted areas in Guatemala were severely impacted. Assisted areas in Mexico and Honduras were also impacted.

CCF established contact with 14 of its 24 CCF-assisted communities in Guatemala. In those communities, 635 families have been affected, including 3,500 sponsored and enrolled children. However, at this time, there are no reports of death or injury in the 14 contacted communities. Of the 635 impacted families, 569 homes were damaged or destroyed.

10 Oct 2005 description

Hurricane Stan brought torrential rain, causing flooding and mudslides throughout Central America and southern Mexico.
CCF-assisted areas in Guatemala were severely impacted.

CCF established contact with 15 of its 24 CCF-assisted communities in Guatemala. In those communities, 635 families have been affected, including 3,500 sponsored and enrolled children. However, at this time, there are no reports of death or injury in the 15 contacted communities. Of the 635 impacted families, 569 homes were damaged or destroyed.