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15 Jul 2005 description

Episcopal Relief and Development is monitoring Hurricane Emily, a powerful Category 3 storm with 125 mph winds, as it heads towards the central Caribbean Sea.

On Thursday, the hurricane struck the Windward Islands, hitting St. Vincent with strong winds which tore the roofs off homes. Damage assessments continue, particularly of the island's banana crop.

One person was killed in Grenada following heavy rain which caused flooding and mudslides. The storm also flooded areas in Trinidad and Tobago.

Hurricane Emily is now headed toward Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.

14 Jul 2005 description

La Habana.- El huracán Emily amenaza este jueves la isla de Granada que a=FAn se recupera de los daños ocasionados por el fenómeno natural de las mismas características que se denominó Iván y que se registró el año pasado.

Emily se encontraba a las 6:00 hora local de este día a 97 kilómetros al oeste-oroeste de Granada, grupo sur de las Antillas Menores, de acuerdo con el =FAltimo aviso del Instituto de Meteorología (Insmet) de Cuba, seg=FAn reseña Prensa Latina.

19 Nov 2004 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

In Brief

Appeal No. 21/2004; Operations Update no.