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12 Dec 2018 description

The US government has given the CNMI $US11 million to help workers who were laid off or have been working shorter hours as a result of Super Typhoon Yutu or Typhoon Mangkhut.

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07 Dec 2018 description

A total of $US6.9 million in food stamps were issued to 11,209 households on Saipan and Tinian in the aftermath of Typhoon Yutu.

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06 Dec 2018 description

The following syndrome has been flagged this week:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Samoa

  • Diarrhoea: Cook Islands

There are no new updates this week.

06 Dec 2018 description

The Northern Marianas chapter of the Red Cross says it has given out over $US1.4 million in financial assistance to people suffering from the impact of October's Typhoon Yutu.

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06 Dec 2018 description

Up to 63 percent of power has now been restored on Saipan, more than a month after Typhoon Yutu hit the Northern Marianas.

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04 Dec 2018 description

Some of the worst affected survivors of Typhoon Yutu in the Northern Marianas are being offered free return-tickets to anywhere in the United States.

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30 Nov 2018 description

More police are being deployed in areas of Saipan after a rise in the number of burglaries since Typhoon Yutu hit the Northern Marianas in October.

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30 Nov 2018 description

The Northern Marianas government says Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts are progressing, despite public concerns over the slowness of assistance.

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28 Nov 2018 description

The Northern Marianas are recovering faster from last month's Super Typhoon Yutu than it did from Typhoon Soudelor in 2015, authorities say.

Read more on [https://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/377023/cnmi-typhoon-recovery-better-for-yutu-than-soudelor).

26 Nov 2018 description

More than 4000 people on Saipan in the Northern Marianas (CNMI) have queued for hours to apply for food stamps, a month after Super Typhoon Yutu devastated the island and neighboring Tinian.

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22 Nov 2018 description
  • Tropical cyclone MAN-YI continued moving north-west over the North Pacific Ocean, strengthening. On 22 November at 0:00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 420 km south-west of Guam Island (USA) with maximum sustained winds of 139 km/h (typhoon, equivalent to a category 1 cyclone in the Saffir Simpson Scale).

  • Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to continue moving north-west and entering the Philippine Sea, strengthening and with maximum sustained winds up to 176 km/h (typhoon, equivalent to a category 2 in the Saffir Simpson Scale).

22 Nov 2018 description

Nearly a month after Super Typhoon Yutu devastated the Northern Marianas hundreds of people still have no homes, with an estimated 383 living in shelters on the northern part of Saipan.

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21 Nov 2018 description

A new tropical cyclone MAN-YI formed over the North Pacific Ocean, south of Pohnpei Island (Micronesia), on 19 November. On 21 November at 0:00 UTC, its centre was located approx. 985 km south-east of Guam Island (USA) with maximum sustained winds of 93 km/h (tropical storm). It is forecast to continue north-west, strengthening before passing south of Guam as a typhoon on 22 November early in the morning. As of 21 November at 8:00 UTC, a tropical storm warning is in effect for Guam as well as for Rota and Tinian Islands (The Northern Mariana Islands).

21 Nov 2018 description

Schools in the Northern Marianas are preparing to reopen as the slow recovery from Typhoon Yutu continues.

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13 Nov 2018 description

The chairman of the Northern Marianas Board of Education wants the public school system to resume classes within two weeks.

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09 Nov 2018 description

SAIPAN, MP — Effective tomorrow, Friday, November 9, 2018, three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be open to assist residents who suffered damages and property loss due to Typhoon Yutu and Typhoon Mangkhut. The DRCs will open in Tinian, Saipan, and Rota.

05 Nov 2018 description

Release date: November 4, 2018

Release Number: MP 15782-02

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S Small Business Administration today announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center in Saipan to provide a wide range of services to businesses impacted by Super Typhoon Yutu that occurred Oct. 24–26, 2018. The center will open as indicated below.

05 Nov 2018 description

Around 1000 Palauans are estimated to have been affected by the Super Typhoon Yutu that devastated the Northern Marianas last month.

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04 Nov 2018 description
report Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon USA is the first WHO-verified NGO in North America, and is deploying an EMT domestically that is operating within the standards developed for the verification process

04 Nov 2018 description

A price freeze has been announced by the Northern Marianas Governor in a move aimed at stopping unscrupulous retailers from taking advantage of people reeling from the devastation brought about by last week's Super Typhoon Yutu.

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